MUMMIES OF BROTHER AND SISTER--EGYPT
Field Museum of Natural History
DateDate unknown; postmark 1929.
Side-by-side photo of two sarcophagi
front: "MUMMIES OF BROTHER and SISTER--EGYPT" ; back: "FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY - CHICAGO, U.S.A. - BROTHER AND SISTER - Hall J - Egypt, about A.D. 120. The mummies of these two children, who lived in Egypt under Roman rule, have been skilfully bandaged so that the wrappings form diamond patterns. The masks over face and breast have been elaborately modeled, then painted and gilded respectively. X-rays of these mummies are shown on post card No. A-15. 30003-4" [With hand written message.]
Sarcophaguses; Art & Artifacts
Related Work(s)Forms part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)
Related Work(s)Research module: Places in Egypt, https://hdl.handle.net/1911/109669
Related Work(s)Part of series; A-16
Citable link to this pagehttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/5717
RightsThis material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
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