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Book of the Dead of Khaemhor

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Date:
664–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb TT 57, in rubbish in pit, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
Papyrus: L. 295.5 x W. 37 cm (116 5/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Frame (1): H. 39 × W. 33.5 cm (15 3/8 × 13 3/16 in.); Frame (2): H. 39 × W. 94 cm (15 3/8 × 37 in.); Frame (3): H. 39 × W. 70 cm (15 3/8 × 27 9/16 in.); Frame (4): H. 39 × W. 118.5 cm (15 3/8 × 46 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.212a–g
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

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