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Egyptian Book of the Dead of Ramose

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An image of Written document. Cursive hieroglyphs and vignettes. Substantial parts of the Book of the Dead of Ramose, supervisor of the royal archives, with highly detailed vignettes. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Sedment, Egypt. Papyrus, length, 20 m, minimum, height, 41 cm, average. New Kingdom, Nineteenth Dynasty. Reign of Seti I. Related Objects: E.43.1921, E.42.1921.

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Written document. Cursive hieroglyphs and vignettes. Substantial parts of the Book of the Dead of Ramose, supervisor of the royal archives, with highly detailed vignettes. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Sedment, Egypt. Papyrus, length, 20 m, minimum, height, 41 cm, average. New Kingdom, Nineteenth Dynasty. Reign of Seti I. Related Objects: E.43.1921, E.42.1921.

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  • Accession Number: E.22.1922
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library; Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Image height: 388 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 117.15kB

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afterlife Ancient Egypt antiquity BC belief book of the dead clothes clothing costume dress Egyptian fashion female figures Fitz_ANT fragment funerary hair hairstyle headdress hieroglyphics language New Kingdom papyrus profile Ramose religion religious ritual royal texts vignette woman women writing written

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