File:BD Mummy and Ba.jpg

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Published by James Wasserman; facsimile made by E. A. Wallis Budge; original artist unknown
Description
English: Facsimile of a vignette from the Book of the Dead of Ani. The ba of the deceased Ani hovers over his mummy as it lies on a bier. The unification of ba and corpse depicted here was considered necessary for the survival of the soul after death. At either side are lamps. The ba clutches a shen-ring, symbolizing eternity and protection.
Date Book published 1994; facsimile created 1890; original artwork created c. 1300 BC
institution QS:P195,Q6373
Source/Photographer Scanned from The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day by James Wasserman et al.
Other versions Ba and mum.jpg

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