Red-Dyed Length of Linen

Linen, hematite | 96.4in | c. 1981-1975 B.C.

Unknown Artist

This was the last piece of linen used in the wrapping of Wah's mummy. Although red-dyed linen is mentioned in a number of ancient texts, actual examples are rare.

Credit: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920
Object: 20.3.203a

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