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Finding Imhotep: The Coffins of a Ptolemaic Priest

December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UPenn Museum, 3260 South St
Philadelphia, 19104 United States
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art owns two early Ptolemaic funerary papyri belonging to a Priest of Horus named Imhotep. A wooden coffin belonging to the same individual was known to have been excavated in 1913 at Meir by Ahmed Kamal, but its whereabouts were unknown. While researching the papyri, Dr. Kamrin discovered that this coffin, […]

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