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International Archaeological Reports since 1974

Ritual Scenes on the Two Coffins of PA-dj-imn in Cairo Museum

£27.00
Author:
Eltayeb Sayed Abbas
Publication Year:
2014
Language:
English
Paperback:
105pp. Illustrated in black and white and with 8 colour plates
ISBN 10:
1407312359
ISBN:
9781407312354
BAR number:
S2603
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BOOK DESCRIPTION
This study deals with the significance of ritual scenes on 21st Dynasty coffins. The images on these coffins are studied as texts referring to the passage of the deceased to the next life. The aim of this study is also to argue how the Middle Kingdom Coffin Texts were replaced at this later date by such images on coffins. The work focusses on a group of coffins belonging to the priest known as PA-dj-imn, and date to the reign of the High Priest Pinudjem II. They were found in 1891 at the tomb of Bab el-Gassus, as part of the find generally known as the Second Find of Deir el-Bahri.