- Museum number
Textile fragments of mummy bandage; two strips of linen torn from the same textile, densely woven, medium-fine quality, undyed, with naturally browner stripes, now beige-buff with darker stains and marks (black smudges and ?oily patches). Strip a has a triple self-band at one end and is torn or cut just beyond this, other end cut, sides torn. Strip b is ragged at one end, torn at the other, and has torn sides. The weave is plain [warp-faced simple tabby] and the threads are S-spliced and S-twisted; the stitch gauge is warp c.28-30 ends per 10mm and weft c.13-14 picks per 10mm.
- Production date
- 600 BC (circa)
Length: 49 centimetres (frag. A)
Length: 79 centimetres (frag. B)
Width: 10.80 centimetres (frag. A)
Width: 9.70 centimetres (frag. B)
- Curator's comments
- Information from Hero Granger-Taylor 
- Not on display
- Medium fair; dirty but strong.
- Acquisition date
- 1853 (?)
- Acquisition notes
- EA 75997-75999 and 76001 were all wrapped in paper labelled in ink in a 19th century hand, 'Mummy Rollers', and in pencil 'Dr Granville'. Probably from the mummy of Irtyersenu, unwrapped by A B Granville in 1821.
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Unregistered textile 2507 a and b