An Unusual Book of the Dead Manuscript from TT 32

Illés, Orsolya (2006) An Unusual Book of the Dead Manuscript from TT 32. Acta Antiqua, 46 (1-2). pp. 119-127. ISSN 0044-5975

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The analysis of three small hieratic papyrus fragments coming from a secondary burial place (Tomb B) in the outer courtyard of TT 32 shows that the otherwise rare custom of attaching the papyrus to the outer surfaces of mummy linen via a resinous substance was not only occurring in Ptolemaic Akhmim but is thus attested in Thebes too.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature / nyelvészet és irodalom > PA Classical philology / klasszika-filológia
Depositing User: xKatalin xBarta
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 08:53
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2017 08:53

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