One of four bundles of linen, assumed to be mummy wrappings of warp-faced tabby weave.They would have come from a larger piece of fabric, possibly a shawl.This is a large, roughly bundled quantity of wrappings. Drops of a black resin like substance can be seen on them in places. The linen has been cut into at these sections, which suggests that they were cut away from a mummy. They were found on top of a mummy crate, so are presumably related. They were not labelled in any way. They are possibly from 4508 as this mummy appears to have been partially unwrapped, though no loose wrapping are stored with it.
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