About this object

Undyed linen strip with inscription and clay seal. Two linen strips with seven impressions of a seal on clay. Hieratic inscription in black ink on bandages for a priest of Amun named Hor, son of the lady of the house, Ihy. Likely to be from the Ptolemaic Period or a little earlier.

There is a handcopy of the inscription by Percy Newberry on the record card.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
    Ptolemaic
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Linen ; Clay
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1867 before
  • Measurements
    (1) 370 mm x 40 mm (2) 260 mm x 45 mm (3) 55 mm x 45 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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