Mummiefragment, linkerhand met vingerring

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Beschrijving

hand ; links ; vingerring ; scarabee
Left hand of a very young child (about 2-4 years old), broken off across the distal part of the radius and ulna. All fingers are extended. The hand has been unwrapped, there are no remains of linen. The skin is dark brown in colour with a reddish hue in places. The finger-nails of thumb and little finger are well preserved, the others lost. On the ring-finger is a flat gold ring with a green felspar scarab of simple type (length 0.8, width 0.6, height 0.4 cm).

Inventarisnummer

F 1948/12.2

Afdeling

Egypte

Objectnaam

mensenmummie; fragment

Materiaal

mummie ; goud ; faience

Afmetingen

13,4 x 3,9 x 1,6 cm

Periode

500 BC-300 AD

Vindplaats

Egypte

Literatuur

cat. Boeser, E.XLIV, 13-19
M.J. Raven, Mummies onder het mes (Amsterdam, 1993), afb. 30
M.J. Raven/W.K. Taconis, Egyptian mummies (Turnhout 2005), nr. 53
K. Spence, Tracing the evolution of organic balm (Bristol 2006), 380 nos. 215