4 June 2015
AN EGYPTIAN PAPYRUS FRAGMENT FOR NES-KHONSU
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST DYNASTY, 1069-945 B.C.
Preserving five columns of hieratic with the standard text from Chapter 17 of the Book of the Dead, and a vignette of the deceased named Nes-Khonsu in profile to the left, offering incense to enthroned Osiris, the god wearing the atef crown, holding his characteristic crook and flail, an offering stand and an Imyut emblem between them, a hieroglyphic caption above according Nes-Khonsu the title "Master of the Chamber of Amun"
46 ½ in. (118.1 cm.) long
with Faustus Galleries, London.
Acquired by the Cattaui family, Switzerland, from the above, 1976.
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For a related example at the Oriental Institute, the University of Chicago see Pap. OIM 18039(A).
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