Shroud fragments PAS 46/2007

Magdalena Wo┼║niak
August 28, 2019

el Ar 4 necropolis (4th Cataract area), Grave 6 (funerary). Explored in December 2007.


Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, Warsaw. Inv. 46/2007.

18x8.5, 7.5x5.5, 6.5x9, 11x4, 21x7 (with band fragment), hem 6 cm long

Tabby and weft-faced tabby.

Light brown and dark brown bands in weft-faced tabby on a dark brown tabby ground.

- wool
- S spun
- dark brown
- 6-7 warps/cm (ground) and 3 paired warps/cm (weft-faced tabby)

- wool
- S spun
- dark brown, light brown (bands)
- 7-8 picks/cm (ground) and about 18-20 picks/cm (bands).

Fragment of hem. Traces of weing (holes) on some fragments. Small piece with tiny fringes at the edge of a weft-faced tabby weave. Fabric evenly woven, in good condition.

Textile examined by M.M. Wozniak, August 2019.