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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

04.1770

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings