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Lot 0069
A collection of 8 papyrus fragments from the Book of the Dead, New Kingdom, c. 1570 – 1075 BC, all likely from the same text with beautifully penned Hieratic script and partial vignettes depicting deities and priests. Several of the fragments showcase instances of red text as which was typically used in Book of the Dead texts. Largest fragment: 3 1/3 in (8.5cm) x 2 1/5 in (5.6cm). Ex New York private collection; originally acquired in Germany.

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Great set of 8 Book of the Dead papyrus fragments

Auction ended on Sun, Mar 26, 2017
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Estimate $2,000 - $2,500
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