<em>The Book of the Dead of Neferrenpet</em>, ca. 1295-1185 B.C.E. Papyrus, pigment, ink, 35.1448a-o, as mounted: 20 1/16 x 15/16 x 51 1/8 in. (51 x 2.4 x 129.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Theodora Wilbour, 35.1448a-o (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.35.1448a_1_IMLS_PS5.jpg)

The Book of the Dead of Neferrenpet

Medium: Papyrus, pigment, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1295-1185 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 35.1448a-o, as mounted: 20 1/16 x 15/16 x 51 1/8 in. (51 x 2.4 x 129.8 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 39D

Accession Number: 35.1448a-o

Image: CUR.35.1448a_1_IMLS_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A fragmentary Book of the Dead prepared for a priest of Montu, Lord of Tod, named Neferrenpet. The spells included are BD 1, BD 65, “Late” BD 65, and BD 17. The text is written in non-retrograde fashion. The vignettes include scenes from the funerary procession, and scenes traditionally found accompanying BD 17 such as the deceased playing senet, the deceased as a human-headed ba-bird, the deceased before a bnw-bird, and the eastern horizon between two lions.

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