Mummy of a man, aged 30-40, in a painted cartonnage mummy-case bearing the name Pediamun. Skull - Mouth closed. All teeth present. No obvious fractures. Cervical spine appears intact. Thorax and Abdomen - Scanty packing in thorax, but a large ball of packing material in the lower abdomen is visible. There is almost certainly packing material in the soft tissues about the shoulders. The 2nd left rib is dislocated but not fractured and lies opposite the anterior end of the 3rd and 4th left ribs. No opaque amulets or flank plate. The intervertebral discs are partly opaque. Arms - Extended. Hands with fingers extended over pubic region. Legs - The internal meniscus of the left knee is opaque. No fractures of lines of arrested growth seen. The surface decoration of the cartonnage mummy-case is arranged in horizontal registers. The first scene, on the chest, shows Pediamun adoring Osiris and Isis, with the Four Sons of Horus standing in pairs at the sides. Below is a falcon, identified as Sokar, and beneath this the domed and feathered fetish of Abydos. It is shown under the protection of Neith and Selkis and two ram-headed deities, one of whom is named as Khnum. Jackals on the feet represent Wepwawet. All of these images are painted in polychrome and varnished, and are balanced by inscriptions in large blue hieroglyphs on a white background which stand out all the more clearly on account of the intentional absence of varnish. Along each side is another long inscription invoking Osiris to provide funerary offerings for Pediamun.
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