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  • Facsimile of a scene depicting the afterlife (Tomb of Sennedjem) (detail), ca. 1922
    Charles K. Wilkinson (American, born Britain, 1897–1986)
    Tempera on paper; H. 54 in. (137.2 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.2)

    The east wall of Sennedjem's vaulted crypt is decorated with a vignette that illustrates spell number 110 in the Book of the Dead. Here, in a photograph taken at the site, Sennedjem and Iineferti are shown harvesting grain, sowing seeds, and pulling flax in the abundant fields of the next world.

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  • Facsimile of a scene depicting the afterlife (Tomb of Sennedjem) (detail), ca. 1922
    Charles K. Wilkinson (American, born Britain, 1897–1986)
    Tempera on paper; H. 54 in. (137.2 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.2)

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