martes, 25 de octubre de 2016

mummy cartonnages



Fragments of ancient Egyptian mummy cartonnages in the Musée des beaux-arts in Rennes, in France. Maybe from Thebes. Date : 22th or 23th dynasty (third intermediary period). This kind of carefully ornated cartonnage used to cover the mummy in the tombs during this pediod. Upper left : 27.19.95.4. Cartonnage fragment with falcon, mentioning a T(A)NE(T)KHAT (?), right [thigh ?]. Bottom left : D.08.5.34. Cartonnage fragment with name DJED-AMON, right side

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