Medium: Wood, stucco, gold leaf
Dates:ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 13 1/16 x 15/16 x 1/8 in. (33.2 x 2.4 x 0.3 cm)
Accession Number: 37.439E
Catalogue Description: A strip of inscribed gilded wood. Prayer to Osiris. Possibly a fragment from a larger object, but the inscription is complete. Said to have come from a mummy which Abbott unwrapped. Inscription: "An offering which the king gives (and) Osiris Khenty-Imentiu, Lord of Abydos, that he may give a burial in Western desert (of) Thebes to the ka of the Osiris, Prophet of Monthu, Lord of Thebes, the Chief Sculptor Bes."