Inscribed Mummy Bandage



Fragment of a linen mummy bandage decorated with an ink vignette showing a priest performing a ritual on a mummy held upright by a priest wearing a jackal's mask. In front are two obelisks and a priest who censes and lustrates beside a heap of offerings. 1 of 18 fragments of inscribed and painted mummy bandages from the collection of James Grant. Originally stuck to a sheet of card.