- Museum number
Lid of a polychrome painted cartonnage mummy-case for the body of Petobastis; face gilded and wig painted, depicted wearing a collar and bead-net (?), with representation of Nut, with outstretched wings, on breast with falcon of Horus beneath.
Demotic inscription in top border of leg placard.
- Production date
- 1stC BC-1stC
Length: 110 centimetres
Width: 35.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
S. Walker and M. Bierbrier, Fayum. Misteriosi volti dall'Egitto, London 1997, p. 63 .
Riggs, Beautiful Burial in Roman Egypt (2005): 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 83, 85, 87, 88, 265; 247 n. 6
Published in S. P. Vleeming, Demotic and Greek-Demotic Mummy Labels and Other Short texts gathered from Many Publications (Studia Demotica 9; Leuven: Peeters), no. 1077.
- On display (G62/dc26)
- Exhibition history
1997 22 Oct-1998 30 Apr, Italy, Rome, Fondaione Memmo, Ancient Faces
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number