Book of the Dead of Hunefer

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 April 2016
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This is the Book of the Dead of Hunefer (Hw-nfr). There are fully colored vignettes (scenes) with a colored border. The scenes demonstrate episodes in Hunefer's judgement in the afterlife. From Egypt. 19th Dynasty, 1292–1189 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, April 03). Book of the Dead of Hunefer. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4848/book-of-the-dead-of-hunefer/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Book of the Dead of Hunefer." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 03, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4848/book-of-the-dead-of-hunefer/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Book of the Dead of Hunefer." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Apr 2016. Web. 19 Oct 2021.