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What a sight

Padiamenet, the head baker of the Amun estate, is seen in an illustration inked onto a papyrus scroll from Thebes, dating to the late 21st or 22nd Dynasty.

art and culture Updated: Nov 05, 2010 01:50 IST

Padiamenet, the head baker of the Amun estate, is seen in an illustration inked onto a papyrus scroll from Thebes, dating to the late 21st or 22nd Dynasty, (950-900 BC), as part of a new exhibition at the British Museum in London, Tuesday, November 2. The exhibition brings together treasures from the museum’s collection of Egyptian artifacts, including fragile papyrus scrolls that are rarely shown in public.