Fragments of cartonnage



Accession Number
W877
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage
Materials
Plaster | Textile/fibres (Linen)
Measurements
length 56 X 18.5cm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Anubis | Isis | Nephthys

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Description

Fragment of cartonnage (linen stiffened with gesso) decorated with paintings. Top register shows Anubis standing over a bier on which lies a mummy. Isis and Nephthys have up raised arms in adoration, 18.5cm. This cartonnage would have been laid over the body of the deceased.