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Papyrus égyptien funéraire hiéroglyphique (T. 77) du Musée d'Antiquités des Pays-Bas à Leide. Publié d'apres le ordres du Gouvernement. (Monuments égyptiens).
Leide, E. J. Brill 1887 - Elephant folio (54x38 cm). Title-page on a single-sheet leaf (verso blank), 5 pages of text printed in letterpress, (1) blank. Plus 3 colour lithograph plates. Original printed wrappers, part of front torn-off with no loss of text. In fine condition. Excellent copy, preserved entirely in the original state. ~ First edition. Drawn and lithographed from the stone by T. Hooiberg. Conradus Leemans (1809-1893) was the first Egyptologist to publish a systematic catalogue of all the contents of one of the major European Egyptological collections. He began the great official gouvernment publication of the monuments and papyri in the Leiden collection in 1839, which appeared in parts from then until 1882. Willem Pleyte (1836-1903) was conservator of the Egyptian collections at Leiden, later director of the Museum. A gelatin silver photograph of a section of the actual Papyrus is included. It comes from the collection of Egyptologist Prof. Heerma van Voss (1923-2015) with his ink stamp on verso. Beinlich-Seeber 11572. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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