Mummy label inscribed on both sides

Mummy label inscribed on both sides
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Mummy label inscribed on both sides
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Mummy label inscribed on both sides
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Mummy label inscribed on both sides
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Mummy label inscribed on both sides
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Description:

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.)
Object details
Type of object: Label
Type category: Written document
Material: Ink
Width: 143 mm
Height: 61 mm
Depth: 9 mm
Origin
Style/Period: Unknown/unspecified
Date range: -
Discovery site: Unknown/unspecified
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Personal name: -
Role: -
Culture: Egyptian
Record data
Artworld id: 00011
Current accession number: -
Former accession number: WEL 134
Credit line: -
Recorded by: LW
Record date: Fri, 14th Dec 2001
Copyright: Copyright© by the Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved