Mummy of Herakleides (footcase)


The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Painted on the footcase: ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙΔΗΣΘΕΡΜΟΥ "Herakleides, the son of [the lady] Thermouthis (or Thermoutharion)" (after Corcoran and Svoboda 2010, with further discussion). The second portion of the text had been undecipherable until viewed under infra-red light.


  • Title: Mummy of Herakleides (footcase)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 0120/0140
  • Location Created: Egypt
  • Culture: Romano-Egyptian
  • Accession Number: 91.AP.6

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