- Museum number
Book of the Dead of Irtyru; frame 1; coloured vignettes.
Height: 31.60 centimetres (frame)
Length: 68.80 centimetres (frame)
- Curator's comments
Note fine detail of draughtsmanship
To be included in the 'Musee achemenide virtuel et interactif' (see www.achemenet.com).
Mosher, Malcom Jr. 2016. The Book of the Dead, Saite through Ptolemaic periods : a study of traditions evident in versions of texts and vignettes (SPBD Studies), vol. I (BD Spells 1-15) and II (BD Spells 16, 18-30), Charleston.
- Not on display
- Papyrus Survey:
Papyrus: delaminating, displaced fragments, distorted, fragmentary, frayed, skeletal
1933 treated with ethereal hydrogen peroxide
Backed: brown paper
Object Priority: B
Mount Priority: A
Overall Condition: E
Curatorial condition comment:
- Associated titles
Inscription from: Book of the Dead
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Lot Number 1272 at 1835 sale.
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Frame.1
Miscellaneous number: S.1272