Artist Egyptian
  • The Book of the Dead of Nes-Min, Section 11
Date between 4th and 3rd century BCE
Medium Ink on papyrus
Dimensions Framed: 22 5/8 × 28 5/8 × 1 3/8 inches (57.5 × 72.7 × 3.5 cm)
Image (approx. average of leaf): 13 3/4 × 21 5/8 inches (34.9 × 54.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund, and Hill Memorial Fund
Accession Number 1988.10.11
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: This leaf contains the vignette for BD 110, The Field of Offerings and the text of: BD 90: For Removing Foolish Speech From the Mouth. BD 111: For Not Dying Again in the God's Domain. BD 113: For Knowing the Souls of Nekhen. BD 114: For Knowing the Souls of Hermopolis. BD 116: Another Spell for Knowing the Souls of Hermopolis. BD 118: For reaching Rosetau. BD 119: For Going Forth from Rosetau. BD 120: (same as BD 12 For Going In and Out).
1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Schildkraut, Linda. Masterpieces: Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Ancient Near Eastern. New York, 1984, p. 15.