Current Location:
Section 56 (VS) -> Top Shelf (VS56)
Location Notes:
IDC; Vertical Storage; Section 56; Top Shelf

final judgement

Artwork
Medium:
Modern copy on papyrus
Date:
2003
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 18 in Width: 77 in
Description:
Scroll with color print of Egyptian storyline.
Historical Context:
Detail from the "Book of the Dead": an assortment of spells or "chapters", with accompanying vignettes, written on rolls of papyrus, vellum or leather. It's purpose was to enable the deceased to pass through the underworld in safety and achieve a carefree existence in the hereafter. Because of the text's importance it was often lavishly illustrated.