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Portrait of woman on a linen mummy shroud

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An image of Mummy trappings. Linen shroud. Portrait of woman, on linen mummy shroud. This would have been placed directly over the body of the deceased as an alternative to cartonnage. Production Place: Egypt. Painted linen, height 66 cm, length 44 cm, 200-300 AD. Roman Period.

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Mummy trappings. Linen shroud. Portrait of woman, on linen mummy shroud. This would have been placed directly over the body of the deceased as an alternative to cartonnage. Production Place: Egypt. Painted linen, height 66 cm, length 44 cm, 200-300 AD. Roman Period.

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  • Accession Number: E.GA.5.1943
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 776 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 1.08MB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2015:06:17 11:43:19

Key words

3rd Century AD Ancient Egypt antiquity Egyptian faces female Fitz_ANT funerary equipment hair hairstyle headdress linen long hair long haired mummification mummy mummy trappings mummy wrappings painted portraits Roman shroud woman

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