Amh. Egy. Pap. 17.1
Amherst Egyptian Papyrus 17.1.
Egypt, 19th dynasty (ca. 1298-1187 B.C.)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
1 pane of glass containing 9 papyrus fragments : col. ill. ; 10 x 10 inches and smaller
Lord Amherst Tyssen-Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Papyrus of the ḥer sauti seshu ne neb taui, "Chief of the guardians of the writings (i.e., chief librarian) of the lord of the two lands (i.e., the king)," named Khay, from the Book of the Dead. The writing is large and bold and it contains some colored vignettes.
Another part of this papyrus is preserved in the British Museum (No. 9935 Lebri).
Related fragments: Amh. Egy. Pap. 17.2, Amh. Egy. Pap. 17.3, Amh. Egy. Pap. 17.4.
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