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Irthorru
Human Mummy
Ithorru
Biographical Information
Name(s) Irthorru
Age 35-49 years old
Sex Male
Status Upper-class
Height 163 cm
Source
Culture 26th Dynasty
Date(s) 600 BC
Site Thebes
Current Location
Location Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (British Museum)
Catalog #
Irthorru lived in the town of Akhimim near Thebes. He was a priest in charge of dressing the god, Min. and part of Egyptian elite, as told through inscriptions on his coffin.

Mummification

Mummified carefully, decorated with amulets and eyes on the hands to connect the an afterlife. Gilded mask to represent a perfect face for eternity, as well as the face done in gold to represent the skin of the gods.

Studies

Pathology

External Links

https://www.mbam.qc.ca/en/exhibitions/on-view/egyptian-mummies/

References

https://maas.museum/event/egyptian-mummies-exploring-ancient-lives/meet-the-mummies/

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