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Works of Art (14)

Funerary Papyrus Belonging to the Singer Tiye, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21, ca. 975–945 B.C., Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 60, Pit: Burial of Tiye (No. 3), MMA 1923–24, Papyrus (25.3.34)
Funerary Papyrus of the Steward Sethnakht, New Kingdom, Ramesside, Dynasty 19, ca. 1320–1200 B.C., Egyptian, Papyrus, ink, pigment (35.9.19a–e)
Heqanakht Account VII, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1961–1917 B.C., Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Ipy (TT 315, MMA 516B), Tomb of Meseh, MMA excavations, 1921–22, Papyrus, ink (22.3.522)
Heqanakht Letter I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1961–1917 B.C., Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Ipy (TT 315, MMA 516B), Tomb of Meseh, MMA excavations, 1921–22, Papyrus, ink (22.3.516)
Marriage contract, Late Period, Dynasty 30, 380–343 B.C., Egyptian, Papyrus, ink (35.4.1a, b)
Men Splitting Papyrus, Tomb of Puyemre, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmost III, ca. 1479–1458 B.C., Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, El-Khokha, Tomb of Puyemre (TT 39), Color facsimile by Hugh R. Hopgood, Tempera on paper (30.4.10)
Netherworld Papyrus of Gautsoshen, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, ca. 1000–945 B.C., Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 60, Pit: Burial 4 (Gautsoshen), MMA excavations, 1923–24, Papyrus, ink (25.3.31)
Pair of sandals, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390–1352 B.C., Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Yuya and Tjuyu (KV 46), Davis/Quibell & Weigall excavations, 1905, Grass, reed, papyrus (10.184.1a,b)
Papyrus Fragment of a Letter from Victor to Psan, ca. 580–640, Coptic; Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt, Papyrus with ink (14.1.531)
Papyrus fragment with lines from Homer's Odyssey, Early Hellenistic, 285–250 B.C., Greek, Ptolemaic, Papyrus (09.182.50)
Papyrus letter in Greek, Late Imperial Period, early 3rd century A.D., Roman, Egyptian; from Egypt, Papyrus (25.8)
Papyrus lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egyptian; from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Davis/Ayrton excavations, 1907–8, Papyrus fiber (09.184.250)
Papyrus Marsh, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II, ca. 1427–1400 B.C., Egyptian; original from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Qenamun (TT 93), Color facsimile by Hugh R. Hopgood, Tempera on paper (30.4.60)
The Singer of Amun Nany's Funerary Papyrus, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reigns of Psusennes I, ca. 1050 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Meritamun (TT 358, MMA 65), first corridor, inside Osiris figure, MMA excavations, 1928–29, Papyrus, paint (30.3.31)