Mummy Label from Graeo-Roman Egypt

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 March 2018
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This mummy label was made of green glazed composition. There is a large suspension loop at the upper margin. A Greek inscription can be seen. Graeco-Roman Period, 332 BCE to 380 CE. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, March 19). Mummy Label from Graeo-Roman Egypt. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8370/mummy-label-from-graeo-roman-egypt/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mummy Label from Graeo-Roman Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 19, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8370/mummy-label-from-graeo-roman-egypt/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mummy Label from Graeo-Roman Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Mar 2018. Web. 15 Jun 2021.