Fragment Of Mummy Coffin Cartonnage

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Specimen Count
1
From card: "Painted fragment of lid from near the edge. Shows a hawk-heade human figure, a human and below a fragment of a hawk with the orb on top of head. On inside is written: "Bought at Thebes where it was found. Piece of Mummy case. Presented to W. W. Ellsworth by Albert Bigelow Paine. 1909."
Fragment of cartonnage from lid near edge. Shows hawk-headed human figure, a human and below a fragment of a hawk with orb on top of head. On inside is written, "Bought in Thebes where it was found. Piece of mummy case. Presented to WW Ellsworth by Albert Bigelow Paine. 1909". Top register: two figures of sons of Horus. Text before falcon-headed figure: "Spell by Dua-mut-ef. Performing his protection." Horizontal text on brownish band: [the...] of Amun, Besmet, vindicated, possessor of veneration." Horizontal text before falcon figure below: [Behde]t, great god, lord of the sky."
Record Last Modified
12 Jul 2017
Topic
Archaeology
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Site Name
Thebes
Donor Name
Mrs. Newman C. Hall
Collector
William W. Ellsworth
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Place
Upper Egypt, Egypt, Africa
Accession Date
1969-Aug-19
Object Type
Mummy Wrapping
Accession Number
286122
USNM Number
A454233-0
Culture
Egyptian, III Intermediate Period
: Dynasty XXI