Mummy Label



Mummy label with seven lines of a Greek inscription in black ink on one side and two smudged lines on the other. Ktistodoros. Pierced at the top. Collected by William Frankland Hood on one of his trips to Egypt between 1851 - 1861. Part of a small group of objects from the William Hood collection, found at Nettleham Hall in a box after the sale of his collection at Sotheby's 11 November 1924. Purchased by Norwich Castle Museum (127.940) and then entered Liverpool's collection in 1956.