Maker Egyptian
Title
  • The Book of the Dead of Nes-Min, Section 4
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 1988.10.4
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Egyptian: Preparing for the Afterlife, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: The text on this leaf is a continuation of BD 17: Praises and Recitations, Going In and Out of the Realm of the Dead. BD 18: Giving Praise to Thoth.
1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)