publication . Article . 2019

A Fragment of an Early Book of Two Ways on the Coffin of Ankh from Dayr al-Barshā (B4B)

Harco Willems;
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  • Published: 11 Oct 2019 Journal: The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, volume 104, pages 145-160 (issn: 0307-5133, eissn: 2514-0582, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
Remains of the early Middle Kingdom coffin of a lady called Ankh (B4B) contain parts of the earliest now known version of the Book of Two Ways. The fragment published here retains parts of CT spells 1128 and 1130. The article discusses the problems involved in the publication of this particular source, and in reading the incised hieratic signs of this source. Also, the article places the version of source B4B within the context of the editorial development of the Book of Two Ways. On researchgate and on lirias, supplementary illustrations have been added ispartof: The Journal of Egyptian archaeology vol:104 issue:2 pages:145-160 status: Published online
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free text keywords: Archaeology, History, Egyptology, Dayr al-Barsha, Digital epigraphy, Book of Two Ways, Coffin, Kingdom, Ancient history, Spell, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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