Maker Egyptian
  • The Book of the Dead of Nes-Min, Section 14
Date between 4th and 3rd century BCE
Medium Ink on papyrus
Dimensions Framed: 22 5/8 × 53 5/8 × 1 3/8 inches (57.5 × 136.2 × 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 1988.10.14
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: This leaf contains the text of: BD 92: For Opening the Tomb to His Soul and Shade. BD 93 For Not Letting Him to Be Ferried to the East in the Realm of the Dead. BD 112: For Knowing the Souls of Pe. BD 129: (same as BD 100 For making a Souls Worthy and Permitting it to Go Abord the Bark of Re). BD 131 For Being in the Presence of Re. BD 132: For Causing a Man to Turn About in Order to See His Figure (or House) on Earth. BD 135: Another Spell to be Said When the Moon is New on the First day of the Month. BD 137: For Four Torches for the Ceremonies Which Are Carried Out for a Spirit. BD 138: For Entering into Abydos and Being in the Suite of Osiris. BD 144 The Keepers of the Gates.
1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)