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Rectangular tag with a hole in the top, which enabled it to be suspended from the mummy. The tag is inscribed on both sides, recording the name of the deceased, Takhenmet.


From Gurna, W.931. 1904: purchased in Egypt for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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


Height x width: 10.2 x 4 cm (4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings