Fragmentary linen shroud with blank name spaces, with texts and vignettes from the Book of the Dead.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 52 centimetres (fragment 1 before conservation)
- Width: 90 centimetres (fragment 1 before conservation)
- Height: 56 centimetres (fragment 2 before conservation)
- Width: 80 centimetres (fragment 2 before conservation)
Inscription Scriptcursive hieroglyphic
Inscription LanguageMiddle Egyptian
Inscription CommentBook of the Dead : fragment 1 upper register Osiris and offering-table (part of same scene as fragment 2 upper register) - ch. 1 - 84 title with unidentified text and two bird vignettes ; middle register unidentified - Ra in bark with unidentified text - 81 - 56 - woman standing behind man adoring rows of deities (= 125 ?) ; lower register fragment of 126 vignette ; fragment 2 upper register woman behind man adoring at offering table (same scene as fragment 1 upper register) ; middle register 126 vignette (this joins lower register of fragment 1, indicating that a register awaits unravelling between upper and middle registers noted before conservation) ; lower register vignette of cattle and men dragging coffin on sledge ; bottom edge 150 (ie vignette of 149)
See M. Mueller-Roth, F. Weber in R. Lucarelli et al (ed.), Heraugehen am Tage: Gesammelte Schriften zum altaegyptischen Totenbuch (SAT 17; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz 2012), p. 124-6
2010 4th Nov-2011 6th March, Round Reading Room BM, Book of the Dead
2012 7 July -17 September Mori museum, Tokyo & 6 October-25 November, Fukuoka Museum of Art, The Book of the Dead: Journey Through the Afterlife
- Inscription from: Book of the Dead
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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