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Funerary Papyrus (Amduat) Belonging to the Singer Tiye

Period:
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21, late
Date:
ca. 975–945 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 60, Pit, Burial 3 (Tiye), between legs, MMA excavations, 1922–24
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
Papyrus: L.121 × H. 23.5 cm (47 5/8 × 9 1/4 in.); Framed: L.125.3 × H. 28 × D. 2.5 cm (49 5/16 in. × 11 in. × 1 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.33
Not on view
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Niwinski, Andrzej 1989. Studies on the illustrated Theban funerary papyri of the 11th and 10th centuries B.C., Orbis biblicus et orientalis, 86. Freibourg, Switzerland: Biblical Institute of the University of Freibourg Switzerland, pp. 346–7 (New York 10).

Jansen-Winkeln, Karl 2007. Inschriften der Spätzeit, Teil I: Die 21. Dynastie. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, p. 247, cat. 11.118.

Aston, David 2009. Burial Assemblages of Dynasty 21–25: Chronology – Typology – Developments. Contributions to the chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean, vol. 21, Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie, 56. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, p. 201.

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