Book of the Dead inscribed for Ahmes (Papyrus Mayer G)



Cursive hieroglyphs in vertical columns. Apparently a compound of several fragments incorrectly joined. Portions of the Book of the Dead chapters 18, 23, 86 and 88. Two sets of vignettes: i) horizontal showing the transformation into a swallow bird; ii) vertical showing Horus, Atum and Osiris Fragmentary preservation. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Unsuitable mount (stuck to card); card mount is splitting and very dirty, adhesive residue from sellotape, small salt crystals? frame is undone.