Mummy Covering card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Mummy Covering


Currently not on display


Fragment of cartonnage with winged scarab, six panels of deities surrounding band of hieroglyphs. Label with ornate blue border annotated in black ink: "Bought from Egypt 1819 by Rev. R. M. Master". The same label is on another piece of cartonnage in the same style (no. 1973.2.433). CONDITION NOTE 1998: Textile is torn, holed and fraying, decoration is cracked , lifting , flaking, surface dirt, label adhered.