Nubian. <em>Mummy Tag of Plenis</em>, ca. 200-300 C.E. Wood, pigment, 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)

Mummy Tag of Plenis


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 200-300 C.E.

Dimensions: 4 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (10.2 x 5.3 x 0.9 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1393E

Image: 37.1393E_front_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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