Fragment of a cartonnage mummy covering



Accession Number
EC495
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Material
Cartonnage
Provenance
Egypt
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Qebehsenuef

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Description

Fragment of cartonnage decorated with painting of Qebehsenuef (identified by the hieroglyphs), one of the Four Sons of Horus, holding folded cloth. Cloth was symbolic of life in ancient Egypt. The style suggests a Ptolemaic date.

Inscription

ḳbḥ-snw.f Qebehsenuef

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 23 Aug 2020

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