[Book of the Dead, with polychrome illustrations]

Manuscript, Book


Restrictions note
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Summary note
Includes all or parts of chapters 1 (vignette), 15G, 16 (vignette), 20, 52, 53, 54, 101, 102. A fragment containing a portion of chapter 20 of this copy of the book of the Dead is in the Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago (17242). See T. G. Allen, Egyptian Book of the Dead Documents, plate 51a.
  • Owner's name is Pedimeh(y)et. His father's name is (N)espautitaui, a "first prophet of Re"; his mother's name is Lady Nebethutiyti.
  • Ptolemaic Period (?)
Garrett Collection.
Source acquisition
Gift of Robert Garrett, Class of 1897.
Publications about
Other title(s)
Pharaonic Rolls, no. 4
Other standard number
  • GD 7964
  • GD 7965
  • GD 7966
  • GD 7968
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