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Painting from the tomb of King Siptah, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – King’s Valley 47, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings – This vignette from the tomb of King Siptah, penultimate ruler of the 19th Dynasty, is one of the many associated with Spell 151 of the Book of the Dead and shows Anubis tending to a royal mummy that lies upon a leonine bed, with Isis and Nephthys standing by.

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