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The deceased and his wife seated in front of the sycamore of Nûît and receiving the bread and water of the next world.

Image ID: 833591

The deceased and his wife seated in front of the sycamore of Nûît and receiving the bread and water of the next world. (1901 (?))

Image Details

Image Title

:  The deceased and his wife seated in front of the sycamore of Nûît and receiving the bread and water of the next world.

Creator

: Gudin, Herminie, fl. ca. 1849-1853 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1901 (?)

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16 x 12 cm. (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "It was not in Egypt alone that the fact of accepting food offered by a god of the dead constituted a recognition of suzerainty, and prevented the human soul from returning to the world of the living." "Drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a coloured plate in Rosellini, Monumenti civili., pl. cxxxiv. 3." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria. Grolier Society, 1901 (?)) Maspero, G. (Gaston) (1846-1916), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Heaven and hell

Source Description

: 2 folders (65 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC HEAV

Digital ID

: 833591

Record ID

: 720133

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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