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Mummy label

Rectangular tag with a hole in the top, which enabled it to be suspended from the mummy. The tag is inscribed on one side; the inscription records a short prayer and the name of the deceased, Senkollanthes.


From Gurna, W.932. 1904: purchased in Egypt for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, A.D. 30 B.C.–395

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings