Mummy Label card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Mummy Label

1973.4.143

Currently not on display

Information

Fragment of a wooden mummy label pierced with two holes. On one side carved and painted with Greek text which is now incomplete. On the other side is a painted line demotic text. During the Roman Period (30 BC – AD 395) inscribed wooden labels were attached to the mummies to identify the dead person.