Hair



Hilton Price Number
HP4
Object Types
Tomb equipment, Mummy trappings, Bandage | Organic remains, Human, Human hair
Materials
Mummified remains (Human remains) | Textile/fibres (Linen)
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Coil of human hair wrapped in mummy bandages, which is apparently from Thebes.

Catalogue Description

Hair, coil of human hair, wrapped up in mummy cloth. Thebes.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. [p. 1] 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.

Last modified: 30 Jun 2021

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