Mummy Label from Roman Egypt

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 22 March 2018

This is a pinewood mummy label of Tasherithorsiese. She was the daughter of Pa-Akhem-Hor and Tasheritpashy. There are four lines of a demotic script; the other side (not shown) contains 3 lines of Greek inscription. Roman Period, 2nd century CE. From Akhmim, modern-day Egypt, the British Museum, London).

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About the Author

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 22). Mummy Label from Roman Egypt. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8371/mummy-label-from-roman-egypt/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mummy Label from Roman Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 22, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8371/mummy-label-from-roman-egypt/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mummy Label from Roman Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Mar 2018. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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