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Mummy

Child

Object Number:
E16234
Current Location:
In the Artifact Lab
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Egypt
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Human Remains
Linen
Iconography:
Child
Description:
Mummy of a child. The inscription on the mummy’s wrapping gives her name and reads, “Tanwa, daughter of Hermidoros”. The same inscription appears in two different languages, Demotic, a highly cursive Egyptian script, and Greek. Tanwa was about five years old when she died. Her mummy was CT-scanned in 2009 and researchers are currently analyzing the results.
Other Number:
ES 473?   -   Other Number
E 3960   -   Other Number

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