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Papyrus fragments, Book of the Dead

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, possibly later
Reign:
Amenhotep III?
Date:
ca. 1390–1353 B.C.?
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb MMA 831 (TT 297), MMA excavations
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
mounted in 4 frames, each 28.2 x 38 cm (11 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.3.299a–d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1914-1915. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds, 1928.

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