Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Linen fragments (2), Book of the Dead

Late Period–Roman Period
Dynasty 30 and later
4th century B.C.–A.D. 4th century
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara
Each: L. 35 cm (13 3/4 in.); H. 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.) Framed: H. 20.7 cm (8 1/8 in.); W. 41.7 cm (16 7/16 in.); D. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.950a, b
Not on view
Previously collection of Emil Brugsch Bey, Cairo. Purchased from Brugsch and donated to the museum in 1890 by George F. Baker, New York.

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