About this object

Cursive hieroglyphs. Vertical. Portions of the Book of the Dead chapter 86. Blue rubric in text, red band bordered with black below. Badly torn at edges.

This is a fragment of the same Book of the Dead as M11199 (Papyrus Mayer I).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1186 BC about
  • Materials
    Papyrus
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1855 before
  • Measurements
    270 mm x 370 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased from J. Sams or H. Stobart
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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