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Book of the Dead of Amenhotep

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Papyrus of the Overseer of the Builders of Amen, the Overseer of the Construction Works of Amun, and the Overseer of Construction Works of Mut, Lady of Isher, Amenhotep, born of Kem, begotten by the Overseer of Builders, Sena. 14 separate pieces.

Provenance

From Thebes. 1922: John Ellerton Lodge Collection; 1922: GIven by John Ellerton Lodge to the MFA. Brought to Fogg paper conservation lab on May 7, 1976. (Accession Date: April 6, 1922)

Credit Line

Gift of John Ellerton Lodge

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (?), 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Length (approximately): 350.0 cm (137 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.401.13

Medium or Technique

Papyrus

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions