Painted Funerary Cloth of Asetnefret

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2018
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The dead woman, Asetnefret, seated at the right, sniffs a lotus flower while receiving a libation from her daughter, who holds the hands of her son Penpara. Clothes of this type were placed over the breast of the mummy or coffin. New Kingdom, 19th to 20th Dynasties, c. 1295-1070 BCE. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, March 21). Painted Funerary Cloth of Asetnefret. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8345/painted-funerary-cloth-of-asetnefret/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Painted Funerary Cloth of Asetnefret." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8345/painted-funerary-cloth-of-asetnefret/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Painted Funerary Cloth of Asetnefret." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2018. Web. 24 Oct 2021.