Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The Magicians Tomb under the Ramesseum

This is an in depth look at the Ramesseum papyri presented by The British Museum whose collection contains most of the papyrus' from "The Magicians tomb". The tomb was located under the fifth storage magazine in the mortuary temple of Ramesses II by Flinders Petrie in 1895-96. The papyrus' were found in a box at the base of the tombs shaft along with ritual objects now dispersed to a number of museums.

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