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Book of the Dead of Irt-hr-r-r.w

Egyptian
Ptolemaic Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .290 W. 4.390 Length:

Accession Number

10.83a-i

Medium or Technique

Ink on papyrus

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Book of the Dead of Irt-hr-r-r.w in nine fragments. Has row of pictures representing scenes of burial procession, etc., and lotus bud pattern. Writing in vertical columns interspersed with larger drawings of weighing of the soul, etc. Some colored.

Provenance

Dana Estes (b. 1841 - d. 1909), Brookline, MA; 1910, gift of the estate of Dana Estes to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 28, 1910)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Dana Estes