<em>Ramesside Mummy Board</em>, ca. 1295-1185 B.C.E. Wood, gesso, pigment, 73 x 19 3/4 x 5 3/8 in. (185.4 x 50.2 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1520E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1520E_PS9.jpg)

Ramesside Mummy Board

Medium: Wood, gesso, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1295-1185 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 73 x 19 3/4 x 5 3/8 in. (185.4 x 50.2 x 13.7 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 1, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.1520E

Image: 37.1520E_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden coffin lid, made of several pieces of wood pieced together, depicting a man wearing a layered kilt, shirt, and elaborate heavy wig. Left hand holds a folded cloth and ankh sign, right hand is flat on the kilt. Remnants of painted decoration - collar and bracelets. Wood, gessoed and painted.

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