Mummy Covering card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Mummy Covering

1973.2.436

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): In two pieces, surface cracked, surface loss, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 243711. 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". Marked on the back in pencil 9.12.6 written over 4.