Mummy Label card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Mummy Label

1973.4.135g

Currently not on display

Wooden mummy label with a hole at one end. Painted on each side with two lines of demotic and hieratic (?) text which is now faint. During the Roman Period (30 BC – AD 395) inscribed wooden labels were attached to the mummies to identify the dead person. Little sticker has the number '3' on it.