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Book of the Dead scenes

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Two scenes from the Book of the Dead, reconstructed from papyrus fragments. One scene shows the female deceased led by Horus into the presence of Osiris. The text above the scene records the first half of Spell 30b. In the second scene, Horus leads the deceased to Osiris, who sits beneath an...

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Provenance

(Accession Date: May 27, 1987)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width: 40 and 49 x 38 cm (15 3/4 x 19 5/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1987.287

Medium or Technique

Papyrus

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions