Ancient History Encyclopedia has a new name!

We are now World History Encyclopedia to better reflect the breadth of our non-profit organization's mission. Learn More

Egyptian Afterlife


Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 26 March 2016
Send to Google Classroom:

A wall-painting from the tomb of Sennedjem, an Egyptian craftsman, depicting the deceased and his wife Iyneferti blissfully harvesting their fields in the afterlife. Deir el-Medina, near Thebes, c. 1200 BCE.

Remove Ads


Cite This Work

APA Style

Artist, U. (2016, March 26). Egyptian Afterlife. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Artist, Unknown. "Egyptian Afterlife." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 26, 2016.

MLA Style

Artist, Unknown. "Egyptian Afterlife." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Mar 2016. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

Remove Ads


Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support World History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!