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Papyrus fragments, Book of the Dead

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Dagi (MMA 807) and Tomb TT 66, MMA excavations
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
Frame: H. 14.7 x W. 17.2 cm (5 13/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.3.300
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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