Skip Navigation

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)
    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.
    Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.