Birch, Samuel   [Hrsg.]
Catalogue of the collection of Egyptian antiquities at Alnwick Castle — London, 1880

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§13. MUMMY CLOTH.

1508. Long slip, part of the bandages of a mummy; on it, traced in
black outline, is the representation of a deceased adoring Osiris and goddess
on a pylon. Before this is the end of a chapter of the Ritual in five lines,
part of the seventy-first chapter of the Book of the Dead, or Bitual. This
is followed by nine lines of hieratic text, and then ten more, all for a person
named Iu, son of a lady named Taserentaaha. These consist of the seventy-
second chapter of the Bitual. This is followed by the deceased, walking, draped,
and holding a stick towards a snake on human legs, the vignette of the seventy-
fourth chapter of the Bitual and its text in seven lines. The vignette of the
seventy-fifth chapter of the Bitual follows this, representing the deceased walk-
ing to the symbol An, and the text of the chapter in fourteen horizontal lines.
It is of the beginning of the Btolemaic period. 1 ft. long, in. wide. Linen.

1509. Boll of linen, probably taken from the bandages or wraps of a
mummy; fringed. 1 ft. 9 in. long, 1 ft. 4 in. wide.

1510. Another roll, of the same material, but finer. 1 ft. 1 in. long, in.
wide.

1511. Another roll, of very fine material and condition. 1 ft. 2 in. long,
1 ft. 5 in. wide.

1512. Three small fragments of coarse linen from the bandages of mummies.

1513. Bandage of a mummy; on it a line of hieratic, part of chapter 125
of the Bitual, 1. 53 and following, where the parts of the door speak. Ptole-
maic period. 1 ft. 8 in. long, 2 in. wide. Linen.

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