Funerary papyrus of Padikhonspakhered (two fragments) containing Book of Traversing Eternity (short version) written in hieratic script.
- Length: 5.2 centimetres
- Width: 9 centimetres
F.R. Herbin, Le Livre de parcourir l'eternite, OLA 58 (1994), pp.30-31, pl.XXXIV.
4 November 1994
Reason for treatment
Remove from mount. Remove from brown paper backing. Repair as necessary. Remount..
Mounted between glass and board with three other small fragments, backed on brown paper, and also repaired with white paper including label, resin stain and loss right side, fractured.
Removed from mount and examined under magnification. Placed fragment on damp blotters for approximately two hours and removed brown paper backing from verso. White paper backing found underneath also removed, revealing text on verso. Removed residual adhesive with damp cotton wool buds and repaired as necessary with toned Japanese paper tabs and wheat starch paste. Pressed dry. Mounted between glass.
- Title: Book of Breathing
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- Salt 37
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