Fragment of a linen shroud
Fragment of linen shrouds decorated with paintings. Roman shroud, probably second century AD. The person's foot can be seen between 2 figures of Anubis. Above this can be seen the folds of their garment. For similar shrouds see- Christina Riggs 2005 'The Beautiful Burial in Roman Egypt. Art, Identity, and Funerary Religion' Oxford University Press.
- Last modified: 22 Jun 2020