The Book of the Dead of Nes-Min, between 4th and 3rd century BCE

  • Egyptian

Ink on papyrus

  • Framed: various dimensions

Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III Fund, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund, and Hill Memorial Fund

V2014.10

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Funerary art
  • Papyrus
  • Ink
  • Text
  • Book
  • Manuscript (document genre)
  • Manuscript

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

various inscriptions throughout the volume

Provenance

1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Limme, Luc. "Un `Prince Ramesside' Fantôme.” In Aegyptus Museis Rediviva: Miscellanea In Honorem Hermanni De Meulenaere. Bruxelles, 1993, p. 114, note 35, Thebes, doc. 7-10. [where Nesmin is identified as a "prophet of Neferhotep"]

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