lunes, 20 de julio de 2015
sábado, 18 de julio de 2015
The mummy of a child. The spinal column of the child is slightly twisted. The fractures in the area of the face and the pelvic region are post-mortem. Some of the bones of the left foot are missing; they may have fallen out of the mummy wrappings. The mineralisation of the bones is in accordance with the child's age (3rd - 4th year).
jueves, 16 de julio de 2015
Mummy head and bead mask
The head of a mummy, wearing a faience bead mask in red, black, green and yellow, which is patterned to resemble human features. At the sides of the head are the remains of a network of long faience beads which covered the neck.
|LIVERPOOL MUSEUM [03/061] LIVERPOOL|
|ELEMENT OF HUMAN MUMMY|
|FAIENCE; HAIR; LINEN; ORGANIC|
- Piotr Bienkowski and Angela Tooley., Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum., 1995., 68; pl.103.
- P.H.K. Gray and Dorothy Slow; 'Egyptian Mummies in the City of Liverpool Museums.' 1968.
Present location LIVERPOOL MUSEUM [03/061] LIVERPOOL
Inventory number M13997
Dating ROMAN PERIOD
Archaeological Site UNKNOWN
Category FEMALE MUMMY
Material ORGANIC; LINEN
Bibliography•Piotr Bienkowski and Angela Tooley., Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum., 1995., 68; pl.104.
•P.H.K Gray and Dorothy Slow., Egyptian Mummies in the City of Liverpool Museums., 1968., 10-16 & 72-74.