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Book of the Dead for Herytubekhet, length 198 cm, height 23.5 cm. Daughter of Isetemkhebit D (Royal Cache) and granddaughter of HPA Menkherrere A
Panorama: VB 2021

Papyri

Here you will find an overview of papyri kept mainly in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

These writings, more than 3,000 years old, are among the most unique archaeological finds known

A number of black and white images of the papyri can be found in specialized publications. Often fragments or sometimes entire that may or may not be unfolded. The papyri can therefore only be viewed in color in the museum and often the conditions are such that a study of the details is not possible. Many hang over 2.5 meters high

It is now for the first time that complete papyri are shown on-line and in such a way that they can be freely used for research and study

Because photographing the papyri without tripods and elevators is extremely difficult due to the lighting, the reflection of the glass, and the often impossible positions under which they are presented, it is difficult to image them 100% accurately
Sometimes the compilation of the many images (taken by hand and often at different angles with different lenses) causes small distortions in the presentation, especially when it comes to deviations in vertical and horizontal lines. The text is generally displayed faithfully

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Papyri Cache I – Royal Cache DB320 / TT320

ns-tA-nbt-iSrw                BD – Nestanebetisheru – British Museum EA10554
pAy-nDm I                         BD – Pinedjem I – Cairo 111
pAy-nDm II                        BA – Pinedjem II – Cairo 114
Dd-ptaH-iwf-anx             BA – Djedptahiufankh – Cairo 83

Papyri Cache II – Bab El-Gasus

Ast                                       BA – Iset (Isis) – A.127 – Cairo 15
Ast                                       BD – Iset (Isis) – A.127 – Cairo 14
Ast-m-Ax-bit                    BA – Isetemkhebit – A.58 – Cairo 112
Ast-m-Ax-bit                    BA – Isetemkhebit – A.126- Cairo 18
Asty                                    BA – Isety – A.66  – Cairo 76
imn-niwt-nxt                  BD – Amenniutnakht – A.81 – Cairo 61
imn-hAt-pA-mSa              BD – Amenhatpamecha – A.124 – Cairo 67
imn-Htp                            BD – Amenhotep – A.39 – Cairo 9
imn-Htp                            BA – Amenhotep – A.39 – Cairo 12
anxf-n-xnsw                   BD – perhaps Ankhenefkhonsu – A.108 – Cairo 17
anxf-n-xnsw                   BD – Ankhenefkhonsu – A.108 – Cairo 19
anxf-n-mwt                     BD – Ankhenefmut C – A.140 – Cairo 105
wsr-HAt-ms                     BD – Userhatmes – A.105 – Cairo 86
wsr-HAt-ms                     BA – Userhatmes – A.105 – Cairo 62
bAk-n-mwt                       BD – Bakenmut (I) – A.94 – Cairo 45
pA-nb-n-kmt-nxt            BA – Panebenkemetnakht – A.61 – Cairo 128
pA-sbA-xa-niwt               BA-  Pasebakhaenniut – A.85 – Cairo 102
pA-sbA-xa-niwt               BA – Pasebakhaenniut (II) – probably BeG – Cairo 78
pA-di-imn                        BD – Padiamon II – A.24 – Cairo 69
pA-di-imn                        BD – Padiamon – A.87 – Cairo 106
pA-di-imn                        BA – Padiamon – A.114 – Cairo 107
m-kAk-ra                          BA – Makaekra – A.132 – Cairo 13
mn-xpr-ra                       BA – Menkheperra B – A.147 – Cairo 5
mrt-imn                           BA – Meretamen / Amenmeret – probably BeG- Cairo 64
ns-pA-nfr-Hr                   BA – Nespaneferher – A.98 – Cairo 66
ns-pA-qA-Swty                BA – Nespakashuty – A.43 – Cairo 101
ns-tA-nbt-tAwy               BD – Nestanebettawy – A.77- Cairo 126
nsy-imn-ipt                    BA – perhaps Nesyimenipet – A.113 – probably BeG – Cairo 82
nsy-pAw-ty-tAwy           BA – Nesypawtytawy – A.26 – Cairo 75
nsy-pr-nwb                    BA – Nesypernub – A.142 – Cairo 110
nsy-xnsw                        BA – Nesykhonsu – A.42 – Cairo 10
nsy-tA-wDAt-Axt             BA – Nesytaudjatakhet – A.96 – Cairo 21
nsy-tA-wDAt-Axt             BA – Nesytaudjatakhet – A.96 – Cairo 119
Hryt-wbxt                       BA – Herytubekhet – A.133 – Cairo 17
Hryt-wbxt                       BA – Herytubekhet – A.133 – Cairo 89
Hryt-wbxt                       BD – Herytubekhet – A.133 – Cairo 91
xnsw-m-Hb                    BA – Khonsuemheb – A.106 – Cairo 7
xnsw-m-Hb                    BD – Khonsuemheb – A.106 – Cairo 65
gAwt-sSnw                      BA – Gautseshenu B – A.139 – Cairo 58
tA-aAt-(m-pr-)-imn       BD – see Iset – A.127 – Cairo 14
tA-wDAt-ra                       BA – Taudjatra – A.144 – Cairo 118
tA-Sd-xnsw                     BD – Tashedkhonsu – A.137 – Cairo 77
tA-di-mwt                       BA – Tadimut – A.91 – Cairo 71
tA-di-mwt                       BA – Tadimut – A.91 – Cairo 88
TA-nfr                               BD – Tjanefer – A.151 – Cairo 81
tAw-Hnwt                        BA – Tauhenut – A.20 – Cairo 80
Tnt-sArknA                      BA – Tentosorkon – A.unknown – Cairo 25
Di-xnsw-iry                  BA – Dikhonsuiry – A.49 – Cairo 73
Dy-rpw                           BA – Dyrepu – A.123 – Cairo 92
Dd-imn-iwf-anx           BA – Djedameniufankh – probably BeG – Cairo 6
Dd-mAat-iws-anx          BA – Djedmaatiusankh – A.109 – Cairo 16
Dd-mAat-iws-anx          BA – Djedmaatiusankh – A.109 – Cairo 8
Dd-mwt-iws-anx          BA – Djedmutiusankh – A.150 – Cairo 57
Dd-mwt-iws-anx          BD – Djedmutiusankh – A.150? – Cairo 60
Dd-xnsw-iwf-anx         BA – Djedkhonsuiufankh – A.141 – Cairo 120
Dd-xnsw-iwf-anx         BD – Djedkhonsuiufankh – A.unknown – Cairo 20
Dd-xnsw-iws-anx         BA – Djedkhonsuiusankh – A.83 – Cairo 84

Anonymous                     BA – coffin Pinedjem – A.55 – Cairo 74
Anonymous                     BA – A.unknown – Cairo 93
Anonymous                     BA – perhaps Nesyimenipet – A.113 – Cairo 82
Anonymous                     BA – probably BeG – Cairo 72
Anonymous                     BA – probably BeG – Cairo 113

Papyri in the Cairo Museum
Photo: VB 2021