Book of the Dead of Seni on linen
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Legacy dimension: .62 x .51
Medium or Technique
Ink on linen.
Not On View
Natural-colored linen, stained and darkened by age. Hieroglyphic text of the Book of the Dead belonging to a man Seni including chapters 71, 106 and 124.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way