- Museum number
Book of the Dead of Nebseny; frame 6. Spell 134; spell 92; spell 89; sepll 137b; spell 119.
- Production date
- 15thC BC (reign of Thutmose IV, by style)
Height: 35.80 centimetres (frame)
Length: 72 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. 92-93, 99.
- On display (G63/dc2)
- Exhibition history
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
- Papyrus Survey:
Backed: brown paper
Checked for loan to Southamptoon 1994
Displayed in Room 62 until 1997
Binding: Filmoplast T self adhesive linen tape
Object Priority: B
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.6