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This well preserved mummy is that of a man who lived during the Ptolemaic Period. The mummy is covered with a cartonnage consisting of several elements. The wide collar covering his chest is formed of several rows of beads and includes falcon-headed clasps.


Pathology 

According to the results of an X-ray analysis, this mummy is that of an adult man. His name, written hastily, can be read as either Pachery or Nenu; the interpretation is still uncertain. His face is covered with a mask of regular features atop which is represented a winged scarab, a symbol of rebirth. The wide used collar covering his chest is formed of several rows of beads and includes falcon-headed clasps. The apron covering the body features various scenes arranged in registers, notably the mummy lying on a bed, surrounded by the goddesses Isis and Nephtys, and the four sons of Horus. Finally, the casing around the feet has two images of the funerary god Anubis. The texts list of the names of all the gods portrayed, to whom the deceased entrusts his destiny, praying with all his heart for a beautiful burial in the necropolis.

Reference

Barnes, Sara. “Ancient Egyptian Mummy Has Sophisticated Pattern Woven Around Head.” My Modern Met, 16 June 2016, mymodernmet.com/intricate-mummy-wrapping-at-louvre/.

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