<em>Elaborately Painted Shroud of Neferhotep, Son of Herrotiou</em>, 100-225 C.E. Linen, pigment, 1/16 x 27 x 67 in. (0.2 x 68.6 x 170.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 75.114. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.114_PS1.jpg)

Elaborately Painted Shroud of Neferhotep, Son of Herrotiou

Medium: Linen, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:100-225 C.E.

Dimensions: 1/16 x 27 x 67 in. (0.2 x 68.6 x 170.2 cm) As mounted: 76 7/8 × 29 1/8 × 2 in. (195.3 × 74 × 5.1 cm)



Accession Number: 75.114

Image: 75.114_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Painted linen shroud of Neferhotep, son of Herrotiou, depicted lying with a winged scarab above his head and a second at his feet; gilt laurel wreath over his head and gilt ring, in raised relief, on small figure of right hand. Quilt covering body is topped by a cavetto cornice. Mythological figures and inscriptions (cf. Vertical File) flank each side. Condition: Fragmentary edges; pieced together from one large section (neck to lower, winged sun disk) and smaller several sections.

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