- Museum number
Section of a rectangular linen shroud, painted in tempera with a representation of a young woman, standing and wearing a pink robe with black edges, holding a cup and a floral garland, surrounded by funerary deities.
Also fragments removed during Conservation in 1974.
- Production date
- 190-220 (circa)
Length: 138 centimetres
Width: 56 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Bourriau, J, JEA Vol.62, 1976, p. 148, pl. XXVII,4.
Riggs, Beautiful Burial in Roman Egypt (2005): 157-8, PL. 6
Cf. Shroud is similar to another bust-format female portrait; both appeared on the market in 1974. For bust format shroud comparison (location unknown) see Münzen & Medaillen, 'Auktion 49: Werke Ägyptischer Kunst', 27 June 1974, 61 (no.112), pl.24 and frontispiece; K. Parlasca, Repertorio d'art dell'Egitto greco-romano, B III:Ritratti di mummie, iii: Nos.497-674 (1980), 45 (no.588), pl.141.1; Drouot-Richelieu sale, ' Archéologie: Collection Emile Brugsch Pacha et à divers amateurs' 30 September & 1 October 1996, 48 (no.292).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
- fair (incomplete and colours faded)
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number