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Final Farewell: The Culture of Death and the Afterlife

Journey to the Field of Reeds: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

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Statuette of TutuStatuette of Tutu

This figurine depicts a man named Tutu who is wrapped for mummification; it undoubtedly comes from his tomb. On the back of the statue are two vertical columns of hieroglyphics with an invocative prayer from the Book of the Dead.

Statuette of Tutu
Egyptian, Late Period, ca. 600–300 B.C.E.
Wood
(61.61)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Egon Bernath

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