A Roman period child's mummy in the Saffron Walden Museum

Christina Riggs

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    In the egyptian collection of the Saffron Walden museum in essex, the painted linen portion of a mummy mask from Deir el-Bahri forms the outer wrapping of the mummy of a child. the mask is part of a well-attested group of such objects dating to the late roman Period (c.250–300 ce), offering a terminus post quem for the mummy.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)265-270
    Number of pages6
    JournalJournal of Egyptian Archaeology
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


    • wrapping
    • mummy
    • Deir el-Bahri
    • Roman Egypt
    • Saffron Walden Museum

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