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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.

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Title
The deceased and his wife seated in front of the sycamore of Nûît and receiving the bread and water of the next world.
Names
Gudin, Herminie (French painter, active ca. 1849-1853) (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Heaven And Hell

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901 (Questionable)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC HEAV
Topics
Hieroglyphics
Soul
Heaven
Supernatural beings
Hell
Notes
Content: 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.
Source note: History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria. Grolier Society, 1901 (?)) Maspero, G. (Gaston) (1846-1916), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1995390
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17515980
Barcode: 33333159483557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dff0eac0-c553-012f-b244-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The deceased and his wife seated in front of the sycamore of Nûît and receiving the bread and water of the next world." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3772-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The deceased and his wife seated in front of the sycamore of Nûît and receiving the bread and water of the next world." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 7, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3772-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1901). The deceased and his wife seated in front of the sycamore of Nûît and receiving the bread and water of the next world. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3772-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.