Mummy Covering card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Mummy Covering

1973.2.435

Currently not on display

Information

Inscribed band from a cartonnage covering placed over the legs of a mummy. Compare with Michael C. Carlos Museum accession no. 2018.010.639. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Large areas of surface loss, cracked, lifting, flaking surface, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 243713. 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".