Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Papyrus fragments from a Book of the Dead

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside–Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–26
Date:
ca. 1295–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
Framed: H. 35.5 × W. 35.5 cm (14 × 14 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.3.613
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

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