- Museum number
Textile fragment; Four torn strips of undyed, coarse quality linen mummy-wrapping bearing an incomplete line of text. Edges are torn, ends are ragged. Fragment iv has lumps of bitumen at one end. The weave is plain and the threads are S-spun only; the stitch gauge is warp c.15-17 ends per 10mm and weft c.7 picks per 10mm.
The inscription is in Deomtic, being a funerary prayer in the first person; it refers to the goddess Neith.
- Production date
- 300 BC - 200 AD
Length: 79 centimetres (frag. iii)
Length: 98 centimetres (frag. ii)
Length: 72 centimetres (frag. iv)
Length: 98 centimetres (frag. i)
Width: 4.50 centimetres (frag. iii)
Width: 5 centimetres (frag. ii)
Width: 4.50 centimetres (frag. iv)
Width: 5 centimetres (frag. i)
- Curator's comments
- This was a "second-hand" textile, inscribed for the use on a mummy.
Information from Hero Granger-Taylor 
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number