Cartonnage of Nespanetjerenpere
Linen or papyrus mixed with plaster, pigment, glass, lapis lazuli
69 11/16 in. (177 cm)
Reportedly from Thebes, Egypt
Third Intermediate Period, XXII Dynasty, 945-718 B.C.E.
Brooklyn #35.1265, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
My photo of the front not so clear, I'll share the Museum's photo:
Photo © Brooklyn Museum
"On the back, the gods Horus and Thoth are shown erecting a djed-pillar, symbol of stability."
|Also, I can give you a good look at the feet of the cartonnage, with its ankh and was scepters:|
(From _Art for Eternity_, page 118:)|
"The priest Nespanetjerenpare's face, with its almond-shaped eyes and slightly arched brows, is probably based on New Kingdom prototypes. The construction of his 'mummy case' is one piece and the profusion of divine images, religious symbols, and texts that decorate it are most closely paralleled by works from the Twenty second Dynasty or later."
(From the Museum website)
The Brooklyn museum has other examples of djed-pillars, some small ones used as funerary amulets and wooden ones used to suggest 'stability' of furniture:
They also have a small faience was scepter:
Was and Wadj