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Funerary elements - Human remains and associated objects (Predynastic, Protodynastic, Pharaonic and Nubian era)

Mummy of Duamuthotep, daughter of Iriheru, with gilded mask, Akhmim, Ptolemaic Period (304 - 30 BC), 155 cm.

Mummy of Duamuthotep, daughter of Iriheru, with gilded mask, Akhmim, Ptolemaic Period (304 - 30 BC), 155 cm.

© Egyptian Museum, Cairo / Ahmed Amin

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Material
Bones | Paper and parchment | Wood | Human remains | Textiles
Type
Human remains | Religious and ceremonial objects | Textiles and clothing
Details
Human mummies or mummy parts, may be wrapped in bandages, sometimes with a cartonnage (papier mâché) decoration and masks, and a wooden or cartonnage coffin.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Egypt
Period
Predynastic, Protodynastic, Pharaonic and Nubian era (5200 – 332 BC)