An Egyptian papyrus fragment with script, framed
Lot 300W
An Egyptian papyrus fragment from the Book of the Dead
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,605) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian papyrus fragment from the Book of the Dead
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1550-1327 B.C.
Composed of thirty-three extant lines of linear hieroglyphs in black ink, for 'Sena', the left section with part of Chapter 18, an untitled spell asking the god Thoth to vindicate the deceased, the right section with the address to Chapter 125, a complete vignette in the top left corner with a red painted outline of a seated deity in a double crown, named as Atum, 18½in x 14¾ (47cm x 37.5cm) dimensions of frame, framed

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  • Provenance:
    English deceased estate, Bournemouth, formed before 1982.
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