Inscribed Strip of Papyrus card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Inscribed Strip of Papyrus


Currently not on display


One of seven strips of papyrus, painted with blue ground, lined yellow, hieroglyphs outlined in red. Part of the decoration of a mummy. Inscribed for Mery, a sailor of the barque of Amun. Good technique. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Unsuitable mounts, incomplete, adhered to card, areas of loss, dirty; salts on two sections.