Linen shroud

Hilton Price Number
Current Location
Bolton Museum and Art Gallery
Museum Accession Number
BOLMG 1983.1.99
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Mummy trappings, Cloth/shroud
Textile/fibres (Linen)
Egypt, Akhmim
Length: 32 inches | Width: 16½ inches
Number of Elements

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Linen Shroud, with coloured representations. At one end is a vignette of the Lions "Yesterday and To-morrow" guarding the tomb; at the other end are two feet wearing sandals, and in the centre of the cloth are the wings of the vulture with the disk of the Sun, with uræi hanging from it, repeated back to back. L. 32 in. X 16½ in. Aḥmîm.


Price, Frederick George Hilton (1909) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price, Dir.S.A. Vol. II. London: Bernard Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.

Link To Museum Catalogue

Last modified: 14 Sep 2021

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