Book of the Dead scene: Weighing of the heart
Length x width: 40 and 49 x 38 cm (15 3/4 x 19 5/16)
Medium or Technique
Ink on papyrus
Not On View
One of two scenes from the Book of the Dead, reconstructed from papyrus fragments. This scene shows the deceased and his wife before the balance. The heart of the deceased is weighed opposite the feather of the goddess Maat. The text above the scene records the first half of Spell 30b.
(Accession Date: May 27, 1987)