- Museum number
Book of the Dead of Nebseny; frame 1; Osiris seated before offerings. Spell 1.
- Production date
- 15thC BC (reign of Thutmose IV, by style)
Height: 35.80 centimetres (frame)
Length: 68.50 centimetres (frame)
- Curator's comments
Published: G. Lapp, The Papyrus of Nebseni (Catalogue of the Books of the Dead in the British Museum 3, 2004).
For bibliography and date see Irmtraut Munro, Untersuchungen zu den Totenbuch-Papyri der 18.ten Dynastie (London & New York 1987), 281, Katalog, a., 28; the manuscript is Aa in Naville, Tb.
Internal evidence for a Memphite provenance revoked: Lapp, JEA 97 (2011), 207-9.
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. 92-93, 99.
- Not on display
- Papyrus Survey:
Papyrus: distorted, fragmentary
Backed: brown paper
Object Priority: B
Mount Priority: A
Overall Condition: C
Curatorial condition comment:
good (but fragmentary near start and sporadic lacunae)
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Book of the Dead
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Frame.1