- Museum number
Book of the Dead of Nebseny; frame 16. Spell 18 continued; spell 71; spell 106.
- Production date
- 15thC BC (reign of Thutmose IV, by style)
Height: 35.30 centimetres (frame)
Length: 72.50 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.
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. 39, 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.16