Mummy wrapping

Description
In the 19th century it was common for Egyptian mummies to be unwrapped at elaborate social gatherings. This fragment of cloth is from a mummy unwrapped in Bristol in the 1830s.
Accession Loan No.
A1752/1
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
mummy wrapping
Simple Name
mummy wrapping
Full Name
textile mummy wrapping
Dimensions
whole length 285 mm; whole W 125 mm
Cultural Group
Egyptian
Family Group

Material
textile; linen?
Collector / Excavator
Jones, Winslow, Mr
Collection Country
Egypt
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa

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