- Museum number
Book of the Dead of Nebseny; frame 21. Spell 151; spell 168; spell 151; spell 180.
- Production date
- 15thC BC (reign of Thutmose IV, by style)
Height: 40.40 centimetres (frame)
Length: 76 centimetres (frame)
Weight: 6 kilograms
- Curator's comments
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.
J.H. Taylor & D. Antoine, Ancient lives, new discoveries, London 2014, p. 54.
Published: G. Lapp, The Papyrus of Nebseni (Catalogue of the Books of the Dead in the British Museum 3, 2004).
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
- Exhibition history
2006-2007 6 Oct-18 Feb, Tokyo, National Museum of Nature and Science, Mummy: The Inside Story
2007 17 Mar-17 Jun, Kobe City Museum, Mummy: The Inside Story
2010 4th Nov-2011 6th March, Round Reading Room BM, Book of the Dead
2012 July - September, Tokyo, Mori museum, The Book of the Dead: Journey Through the Afterlife
2012, October - November, Fukuoka Museum of Art, The Book of the Dead
2013, May - September, Perth, Western Australian Museum, The Book of the Dead
- Papyrus Survey:
Papyrus: abraded, bleached
Backed: brown paper
Checked for loan to Japan 2006
Binding: Filmoplast T self adhesive linen tape
Object Priority: A
Mount Priority: A
Overall Condition: B
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.21