Variable of the Day, Ancient Egypt: Cloth loop

Tomb of Khaemwaset (QV 44)

NOTE: This loop of cloth is often found in the hands of khu-fan bearers (here, the prince holds it with a hook).  When rendered in color, it is usually white.


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