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Mummy braces: E.95.1896

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

Description

Mummy strap/ stola made of red coloured leather, with end tabs made of raw hide

Measurements and weight

Height: 43 cm
Length: 1.8 cm

Relative size of this object

1.8 cm43 cm What does this represent?

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  • Ramesseum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1896)

Dating

Twenty-second Dynasty
Third Intermediate period
Production date: circa 923 BC

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.95.1896
Primary reference Number: 49505
Oldadmincategory: Misc
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Mummy braces" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49505 Accessed: 2022-08-17 05:13:32

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