Maker Egyptian
Title
  • The Book of the Dead of Nes-Min, Section 12
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 1988.10.12
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: This leaf contains the text of: BD 121 (same as BD 13) For Entering and Going Forth From the West. BD 122: For Entering After Coming Out. BD 123: For Entering Into the Great Mansion. The beginning of BD 125: The Declaration of Innocence (The Negative Confession).
1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)