Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 7 of 1974 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed

Title:Mummy covering depicting a man holding a goblet and a small branch
Date Made:ca. 270 C.E.
Materials:painting on plaster and linen
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri
Measurements:Overall: 33 in x 14 in; 83.8 cm x 35.6 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1942.84
Credit Line:Museum purchase
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Label Text:
Numerous Roman burials were found near the New Kingdom temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut (ruled 1473–1458 B.C.E.), which in Roman times served as a sanctuary to the Greek god of healing, Asklepios. Burial near this sacred site was considered to be auspicious.
PJR, 2015

funeral rites and ceremonies; afterlife; ancient; archaeology; painting; portraits

Link to share this object record:

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email

<< Viewing Record 7 of 1974 >>