The mummified individual has a cross burnt on the chest as proof of his Christianity. The mummy supports the idea that in the early period of Christianity, people were still influenced by the burial methods of the Pharaohs.
The piece of fabric is a Coptic textile in the Kapati style. It is decorated with paintings of two people, one of whom may be a holy man. It is surrounded by a gamma, or stylized cross, and plant branches.
This square cover is decorated with abstract foliage which form the borders of the cover and are embroidered with fine silver threads. The left lower part of the cover(from the viewer's perspective) is decorated with a crescent design, containing the name, Abbas Helmy(̉abāş Halmy).
The printed linen fragment has designs inspired by Mamluk metalwork. It is decorated with repeated geometric designs, a wide Naskh inscription band in blue, and four-pointed stars intersecting medallions.
The linen fragment has a wide band of gold-colored silk it is decorated with. A braided designs which form rhombuses surround on oval medallion, which are decorated with rabbit-like animals and ducks on a red background.
The linen fragment with silk embroidery is decorated with a wide band of arabesque, or complex, ornate design of intertwined floral and geometric figures, and several Naskh inscriptions that invoke a blessing.