| Roman Period Man |
|Name(s)||Roman Period Man|
|Location||The British Museum|
No fractures on the skull. There is a dislocation in the neck of the 6th cervical vertebra upon the 7th. No fractures of ribs, dorsal and lumbar spine, pelvis, or hips. No arthritic changes noted. There is a sausage-shaped opacity in the upper left hemithorax, and a larger similar shadow in the lower right hemithorax extending into the right hypochondrium. There is a rounded opacity in the pelvis, probably a mass of solidified linen and resin. Arms are flexed at the elbows, the forearms crossed over the breast, right over left, the hands just below the shoulders. Legs are Normal, no fractures, dislocations, or lines of arrested growth.
The mummy was placed in a rectangular wooden coffin in the form of a naos (temple) with four feet and a cavetto cornice; at each end are painted funerary scenes on a layer of plaster. Two infant mummies, probably twins, are lying on the adult mummy's thighs, and a third, older, child, is lying on its right side, parallel to the right leg of the adult.