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Mummy Bandage, Di-sw-hepu, born of Iret-eru, son of Ptah

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Linen, ink
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 332 B.C.E.-1st century C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period or later
    DIMENSIONS frame: 6 3/8 x 16 1/8 in. (16.2 x 41 cm) Object: 4 15/16 x 14 13/16 in. (12.5 x 37.6 cm) Threads per square cm: Warp: 31 x Weft: 12  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Mummy Bandage, Di-sw-hepu, born of Iret-eru, son of Ptah, 332 B.C.E.-1st century C.E. Linen, ink, frame: 6 3/8 x 16 1/8 in. (16.2 x 41 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.127E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.127_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.127_IMLS_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One length of linen, with demotic writing in black ink, indiscriminately cut from a longer length. Condition: Several holes and stain, frayed around the edges.
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