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Ancient Art

Fragment from “Book of the Dead” Papyrus

304–30 B.C.

painted papyrus

13.5 × 41 cm (5 5/16 × 16 1/8 in.)
Gift of the estate of Nathan A. Baldwin
1906.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian, Ptolemaic
Period: 
Ptolemaic
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Cairo, 1895

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 158–59, no. 90, ill.

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