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Mission of the Russian Center for Antiquities
موقع عمل البعثة Fayoum Governorate
المعهد / الجامعة Combined Mission (Egypt- Russia)
الموقع الالكتروني اضغط للذهاب للموقع
طبيعة عمل البعثة Excavations

Country: Russia
Head of the mission:  Galina Belova
Place of work:Deir al- Banat

The Egyptian-Russian Archaeological Mission working in Deir al- Banat, near the Monastery of Archangel Gabriel in New Fayoum, discovered a wooden coffin with a Greco-Roman mummy. The mummy is in a good state of preservation. It is wrapped in linen and the head is covered with a cartonnage mask painted in blue and gold. The coffin and mummy were moved to storage for study and restoration purposes.

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