Maker Egyptian
  • The Book of the Dead of Nes-Min, Section 10
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 1988.10.10
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: This leaf contains the text of: BD 79: For Becoming an Elder of the Tribunal. BD 80: For Making Transformation Into a God and Giving Light and Darkness. BD 82 For Becoming Ptah, Eating Bread, Drinking Beer, Purifying the Hinder Parts, and Being Alive in Heliopolis. Bd 85: For Being Transformed Into a Living Soul and of Not Entering Into the Place of Execution. BD 102: For Going Abord the Bark of Re. BD 103:For Being in the Presence of Hathor. BD 104: For Sitting Among the Great Gods. BD 105: For Propitiating His Ka For Him in the Realm of the Dead. BD 107: For Going In and Out of the Western Gates Among the Followers of Re. BD 108: For Knowing the Souls of the Westerners. BD 109: For Knowing the Souls of the Easterners. BD 110: The Field of Offerings.
1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)