<em>Tag for Mummy of a Stonecutter, with Text in Greek and Demotic</em>, 30 B.C.E.-365 C.E. Wood, ink, 2 7/16 x 4 x 1/2 in. (6.2 x 10.2 x 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1395E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1395E_front_PS1.jpg)

Tag for Mummy of a Stonecutter, with Text in Greek and Demotic

Medium: Wood, ink

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Dates:30 B.C.E.-365 C.E.

Dimensions: 2 7/16 x 4 x 1/2 in. (6.2 x 10.2 x 1.2 cm)

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Accession Number: 37.1395E

Image: 37.1395E_front_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden mummy ticket. The ticket is roughly rectangular with one of the shorter sides tapering. This projection is pierced, and a fragment of cord passing through this hole is preserved. The piece is inscribed on one of the large surfaces with a text in Greek and Demotic. The inscription reads: “Horos, son of Psenmonthes, stone cutter. Osiris, Hor son of Psenmonth, the hw, the Prophet of Imhotep”. Condition: Good.

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