Mummy Covering



Fragments of a cartonnage collar placed over the chest of a mummy. Compare with Michael C. Carlos Museum accession no. 2018.010.248. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, surface dirt, cracked surface, one piece taped on. Back is marked in pencil 9.12.6 written over 4. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 243705. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 22 October 1934 (Mansoor Abd Essayid collection) Lot 145/31 "Two Masks; four Collars; a Winged Nut; a winged Scarabaeus; eight Figures of funerary Deities; eight Fragments of Bands; and five Sandals, in cartonnage painted and gilt".