Coffin Decorated with the Book of Two Ways

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Illustration

Ibolya Horváth
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 08 March 2017
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Rectangular wooden inner coffin of Sen, dating to c. 1850 BCE. The coffin sides are inscribed in ink with religious writings now known as the Coffin Texts. On the floor of the coffin is a composition called the 'Book of Two Ways,' a guide to the afterlife in which paths and watercourses are marked out for the deceased.

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Museum, T. T. o. t. B. (2017, March 08). Coffin Decorated with the Book of Two Ways. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6406/coffin-decorated-with-the-book-of-two-ways/

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