Nubian. <em>Mummy Tag with Greek Inscription</em>, 150-300 C.E. Wood, ink, 4 1/2 x 2 5/16 x 3/8 in. (11.4 x 5.8 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1396E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1396E_front_PS1.jpg)

Mummy Tag with Greek Inscription


Medium: Wood, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:150-300 C.E.

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 2 5/16 x 3/8 in. (11.4 x 5.8 x 1 cm)



Accession Number: 37.1396E

Image: 37.1396E_front_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden mummy ticket. Wedge-shaped at top with hole for attachment. Painted lettering of six lines in Greek. Back plain. Inscription reads: Pecheisis, son of Apollonios. He lived fifty-eight years.” Condition: Good.

Brooklyn Museum