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Book of the Dead of the Goldworker of Amun, Sobekmose

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Papyrus, ink, pigment
  • Reportedly From: Memphis, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1500-1480 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY early Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 14 x 293 in. (35.6 x 744.2 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1777E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Illustrated Bood of the Dead Papyrus of The goldsmith of Amon, Sebekemose. Written in a bold careful hand. One side (rubrics in red) in vertical columns, the other in horizontal lines arranged in columns.
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