Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragments from a Book of the Dead

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 801, MMA excavations, 1927–28
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
Framed: H. 28 × L. 38 cm (11 × 14 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.3.297
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Thebes, 1927-28. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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