Inscribed Mummy Bandage card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Inscribed Mummy Bandage


Currently not on display


Linen with a black ink inscription from the Book of the Dead mentioning a man named Hori. Charles Gatty, 'Catalogue of the Mayer Collection' (London, 1879, p. 38) "188. Mummy Wrappings; six strips of linenwith portions of he Ritual of the Dead inscribed upon them in late hieratic writing, mostly the 18th chapter; on one is the name of the person from whose mummy they all most probably came, Har (or Horus), son of Ankhespeu".