About this object

Sample of linen textile from grave no. 45. Very finely woven and pale cream in colour. Torn on one side and crumpled.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tarkhan
  • Date made
    2686 BC - 2160 BC
  • Materials
    Linen
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Transferred from Gilstrap Public Library and Municipal Museum, 1952
  • Collector
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tarkhan
  • Date collected
    1911 - 1913
  • Measurements
    175 mm x 160 mm
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Publications

  • Tarkhan I and Memphis V

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders; Wainwright, G; Gardiner, A H

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders; Wainwright, G; Gardiner, A H
    Publisher: British School of Archaeology in Egypt
    Date: 1913
    Description: Publication from the 1912 excavation season at Tarkhan directed by Flinders Petrie for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt.

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