Mummy Tag of Plenis
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 200-300 C.E.
4 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (10.2 x 5.3 x 0.9 cm) (show scale)
Plenis the younger son of Marinas. He lived 35 years.
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Wooden mummy ticket. Notched on both sides at top and pierced at center top. Painted lettering of six lines in Greek. Letters partially erased and surface worn on left side. Back plain.
Inscription reads: "Plenis, the younger son of Marinas. He lived 35 years."
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Nubian. Mummy Tag of Plenis, ca. 200-300 C.E. Wood, ink, 4 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (10.2 x 5.3 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1393E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1393E_front_PS11.jpg)
front, 37.1393E_front_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2022
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