- Museum number
- Series: The Bremner-Rhind Papyrus
Papyrus of Nesmin; sheet 1 with cols 1-4. Hieratic text. The 'Songs of Isis and Nephthys' are cols. 1--17'; 'the Ritual of Bringing in Sokar' is cols 18-21; the 'Book of Overthrowing Apep' is cols 22-32;; the 'Names of Apep' are cols 32-33.
- Production date
- 305BC (acc. to colophon)
Length: 48.80 centimetres (frame)
Width: 29.20 centimetres (frame)
- Curator's comments
- Nicholson and Shaw, Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology (Cambridge 2000), p. 238
The 'Songs of Isis and Nephthys' are cols. 1--17'; 'the Ritual of Bringing in Sokar' is cols 18-21; the 'Book of Overthrowing Apep' is cols 22-32;; the 'Names of Apep' are cols 32-33.
Translations by Faulkner in JEA 22 (1936): 121-40.
Mark Smith, Traversing Eternity; Texts for the Afterlife from Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt (Oxford 2009), text no. 2, 3.
Lorton, "The 'Triumphal Poem' of the Creator in Papyrus Bremner-Rhind," NSSEA 7/4 (August 1977), 17-23
Subject of masters thesis: - Etudes grammaticales du papyrus Bremner- Rhind. Jacqueline Lustmann, EPHE IV.
A. Cabrol, Les voies processionnelles de Thebes, OLA 97, (2001), p. 637-638 [l. 26, 21]
G. Pinch, Magic in Ancient Egypt (London 1994), fig.45 (correct image?).
Tarasenko, Mykola. 2016. Studies on the vignettes from chapter 17 of the Book of the Dead. I, The image of mś.w Bdšt in ancient Egyptian mythology (Archaeopress Egyptology 16), Oxford, p. 5.
- Not on display
- Papyrus Survey:
Backed: brown paper
Binding: self adhesive tape
Object Priority: B
Mount Priority: A
Overall Condition: B
Curatorial condition comment:
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Frame.1