Fragment of a linen shroud

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Fragment of linen from a male shroud. Roman Period, Early to mid 2nd century AD, Thebes. 700mm long. This is the bottom right of a shroud showing an Osiris figure wearing a bead net over a red garment and a decorated mantle that flares out to the sides. A bundle of lotuses emerges from the edge of the mantel. The ears of a jackal (Anubis) are present on the lower edge.


Ortiz García, Jónatan 2020. Tejidos para la divina muerte: los sudarios pintados del Egipto romano. Col·lecció Instrumenta 69. Barcelona: Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona. [p. 308]

Last modified: 16 Feb 2023

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