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Linen shroud: E.GA.5.1943

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Current Location: In storage

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Linen shroud

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Description

Portrait of woman, on linen mummy shroud. This would have been placed directly over the body of the deceased as an alternative to cartonnage.

Measurements and weight

Height: 66 cm
Length: 44 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Dating

Roman
200 CE - 300 CE

Materials used in production

Linen

Techniques used in production

Painted

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.5.1943
Primary reference Number: 54412
Oldadmincategory: M
GayerAnderson: IX 157
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 23 August 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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