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Fragments of a Book of the Dead papyrus roll

Period:
Third Intermediate Period–Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21–26
Date:
ca. 1070–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb 801, MMA excavations, 1927–28
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
L. of preserved section of roll 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.3.296
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Museum Egyptian Expedition, 1927-28. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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