Mythological papyrus of Meshareduisekeb, singer of Amun
The papyrus belongs to a woman who bears the title of “singer of Amun”, held by high-ranking women, who accompanied rites for the deity in the temple with music and song. The scenes, which cover most of the papyrus surface, start with the representation of the deceased in front of the snake deity Nehebkaw, guardian of the entrance to the Underworld, and a member of the court od Osiris. A series of scenes follows, which evoke in abbreviated form various important spells of the Book of the Dead: the heart scarab bearing its particular magic formula (spell 30), or the four rudders of the sky (spell 148). At the end of the papyrus is a peculiar representation. A cow emerges from a mountain, that is Hator as Mistress of the Necropolis and patron goddess of the afterlife. She is followed by a deity emerging from the same mountain – which in thus a representation of the West – carrying the rising sun in her arms. The sun emanates beneficial rays on the ba of the deceased woman.
Il Museo Egizio di Torino: guida alla lettura di una civiltà, Novara 1988, pp. 186-187
SottoTipo=Monografia o Opere
Titolo=Il Museo Egizio di Torino: guida alla lettura di una civiltà
Niwinski, Andrzej, Studies on the illustrated Theban funerary papyri of the 11th and 10th centuries B.C. (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 86), Freiburg Schweiz 1989, p. 365
Titolo=Studies on the illustrated Theban funerary papyri of the 11th and 10th centuries B.C.
Collana=Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis
Funerary manuscript with spells from the Book of the Dead and from the Book of the Amduat, made for the priest Djedkhonsuiuefankh
Mythological papyrus of Nesamun
Funerary papyrus of Djehutymes
Book of the Dead of Iuefankh