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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Book of the Dead of Tentameniy; sheet 5; vignettes in black, white and red; Hieratic text.

  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 52 centimetres
    • Width: 80 centimetres
    • Depth: 7 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Script

      • Inscription Translation

        Titles/epithets include : Lady of the House
      • Inscription Comment

        BD 21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29A,30A,64,31,32,33,34,35,36
  • Curator's comments

    Fragments apparently of this papyrus are registered as EA 76474.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.

  • Bibliography

    • Quirke 1993 258 bibliographic details
    • Trismegistos 57229 ( bibliographic details
    • Taylor 2010 no. 75 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2007 4 Jun-14 Sept, London, Wellcome Collection, The Heart
    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

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus: fragmentary, loss, discoloration Black ink Red ink Pigment Backed: brown paper Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: Filmoplast T self adhesive linen tape Object Priority: B Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: B Curatorial condition comment: fair

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Book of the Dead
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Frame.5


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