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Metal bookmark Ramses IV

REF CU500366 EAN 3336728728764

 Metal bookmark Ramses IV

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Metal bookmark Ramses IV

Metal bookmark

Ramses IV - About 1153 - 1147. Found in the Valley of the Kings (Western Thebes, Egypt) - Painted and engraved wood. Height 32.5 cm; Thickness 6.1 cm; width 9.8 cm - Department of Egyptian Antiquities

A sarcophagus served to collect a body in order to secure its form troughout eternity. It is present in pretty much all civilizations. In ancient Egypt, the sarcophagus represented a boat which allowed the dead to journey to the afterlife.

Dimensions: 2.7 cm x 10 cm

Museum
Paris - Musée du Louvre
Themes
Egypt, Ancient Egypt
Materials
Cotton, Brass
Art movement
Egyptian Antiquities
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