Book of the Dead of Amenhotep

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Thebes


Length (approximately): 350.0 cm (137 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink on papyrus

Not On View


The Ancient World


Books and manuscripts

Papyrus of the Overseer of the Builders of Amen, the Overseer of the Construction Works of Amun, and the Overseer of Construction Works of Mut, Lady of Isher, Amenhotep, born of Kem, begotten by the Overseer of Builders, Sena. 14 separate pieces.

Section of Book of the Dead, chapters 41 and accompanying vignette, and 42.


From Thebes. 1922: John Ellerton Lodge Collection; 1922: GIven by John Ellerton Lodge to the MFA.
(Accession Date: April 6, 1922)

Credit Line

Gift of John Ellerton Lodge