Mummy label made of wood. It is irregularly shaped with two holes by which the label would be attached to the mummy after the embalming process for identification during transportation and in the afterlife. The label is inscribed on both sides in black ink.
Relational references:Worp, K.A. 1996. A Greek Papyrus and Two Mummy Labels from Durham, U.K., Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, Bonn 113 (1996), 221-223. (pl.)
|Type of object:||Label|
|Type category:||Written document|
|Current accession number:||-|
|Former accession number:||WEL 134|
|Record date:||Fri, 14th Dec 2001|
|Copyright:||Copyright© by the Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|