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The forgotten Papyrus

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[jpg] Exhibition poster (333 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] Clay cone with lidded bowl and ibis mummy (339 KB) inv.no. ÄS 5174
Late Period, 30th Dynasty – Ptolemaic Period, c. 380-300 B.C.
red terracotta, L: 28 cm, max diameter: 13 cm
lid: H: 4.5 cm, max diameter: 10,6 cm
linen, ibis mummy: L: 26 cm, W: 9,5 cm, H: 6 cm
1878, from the Miramar Collection
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[jpg] The first photograph after the discovery of the papyrus in the cellar (0.9 MB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] The still unopened packet containing the papyrus scroll (1.0 MB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] The papyrus with the opened and fragmented part of the scroll (630 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] The still rolled-up papyrus (640 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband, Foto: Vanessa Novak

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[jpg] The inner linen wrapping of the papyrus (524 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] Unrolling the papyrus and treating it with liquid cellulose (586 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] The drawing on the outer wrapping: (2.1 MB) A striding man (head and calves are lost)
with a crocodile next to his right arm
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[jpg] The date (right) and name of the scribe Thutmose (1.1 MB) in the second column on the front of the papyrus
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[jpg] Gluing together two fragments under the stereo microscope (803 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] Ibis mummy (0.9 MB) Late Period, 30th Dynasty – Ptolemaic Period,
c. 380‒31 B.C.
Ibis mummy, linen, L: c. 34 cm, W: 9 cm, D: 8,5 cm
Old imperial holdings, acquired before 1875
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[jpg] Statue of Thoth in the shape of an ibis (456 KB) Late Period 6th century B.C.
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[jpg] Mock mummy of a monkey (1.2 MB) Late Period – Ptolemaic Period 4th – 1st century B.C.
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[jpg] Piled-up ibis clay cones in the subterranean ibis galleries at Saqqara (1.6 MB) Photograph: © Robert Demarée, Leiden

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[jpg] Exhibition view (731 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] Exhibition view (595 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] Exhibition view (0.9 MB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] Exhibition view (682 KB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] Exhibition view (1.6 MB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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[jpg] Exhibition view (1.4 MB) © KHM-Museumsverband

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