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mummy label inscribed on one side


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Title mummy label inscribed on one side
Collection Artworld: Oriental Museum
Description Wooden mummy label with two holes to attach the label to the mummy after the embalming process for identification during transportation and in the afterlife. An inscription is incised and written in black ink on one side. The reverse of the label is blank.
Cultural Context Egyptian
Id Number Former Accession WEL 149
Inscription Greek, Greek, incised on front
Location Creation Site Misr
Location Current Repository The Oriental Museum
Subject written document, mummy label, funerary, inscription
Measurements 22.7 x 8.3 x 0.9 cm
Rights Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved
Rights Owner OM
Style Period Graeco-Roman Period
Work Type label
 

 

 

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