Reference numberPT/73/11/14
TitlePaintings, Egyptian sarcophagus and mummy by Henry Perry
DateMarch 1822
DescriptionPlate 18, figures 1-3 showing a sarcophagus and the mummy it contained, still wrapped in cerecloth and bandages. Figure 3 shows fragments of Egyptian characters imprinted on the mummy's bandages. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed in ink in bottom left corner, 'Drawn by Henry Perry, March 1822.' Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Anthropology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'An essay on Egyptian mummies; with observations on the art of embalming among the ancient Egyptians' by Augustus Bozzi Granville.

Read to the Royal Society on 14 April 1825.
Physical descriptionWatercolour on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1825.0015
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0260
Related records in the cataloguePT/18/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7466Granville; Augustus Bozzi (1783 - 1872)1783 - 1872
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