Mutkhati papyrus – Turin 29

Mutkhati mwt-xaT
Probably from Thebes, 21th Dynasty, acquisition in 1824
Also known as Mutkhaiti, Mutkhaty, Mutkhatj
Ranke I, pg. 148, 15
The name means ‘Mut is illuminated’

Mistress of the House

See for text and transliteration Museo Egizio Papyri. Research by Guilia Nardelle and Susanne Töpfer

Book of the Dead for Mutkhati

Length 58 cm, height 13 cm
BD 1862 – 3, Turin 29, Type BD.I.2 Niwinski
See Museo Egizio for additional info
Photo website Museo Egizio and panorama view VB 2022

This fragment (from right to left) depicts the Elysian Fields, where Aaneru is seen performing different tasks such as plowing and harvesting. On the left-hand side, we see Aaneru in front of four baboons and the Lake of Fire (source Museo Egizio)