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The 52-foot-long scroll was found at Saqqara in May 2022. It contains chapters from the Book of the Dead. It was recently restored and translated into Arabic and is now on display at The Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The text is written in hieratic, a script derived from hieroglyphs.

Photos of stunningly preserved 52-foot-long papyrus of the Book of the Dead

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Egypt has released photos of a newly discovered Book of the Dead from more than 2,000 years ago. The papyrus was discovered in the city of Saqqara and the te...