Inner coffin of the senior doctor Sen, B3L

Metadata

knowledge domains
Present location
Europe » Great Britain » (Cities K-N) » London » British Museum

Inventory number: BM EA 30842

Online collections
Find spot
Between Cairo and Assiut » Between Beni Hasan and el-Amarna » East Bank » Deir el-Bersha
Date
Era and Dynasty Dates » Pharaonic Period » Middle Kingdom » 12th Dynasty
Text type
Magic spells
Material
Organic » Wood
Object type
Artefact » Container » Coffin
Script
Hieroglyphs » Cursive Hieroglyphs
Language
Egyptian-Coptic » Egyptian » Middle Egyptian
Editions

- de Buck 1954: A. de Buck, The Egyptian Coffin Texts. V. Texts of Spells 355-471, Oriental Institute Publications 73 (Chicago/Ill 1954), V 42f–43g (CT 379), V 44a–e (CT 381), V 44f–h (CT 382).

Bibliographic references

- Barguet 1986: P. Barguet, Les textes des sarcophages égyptiens du Moyen Empire (Paris 1986), 326.

- Carrier 2004: C. Carrier, Textes des sarcophages du Moyen Empire égyptien. Tome II: spells [355] à [787] (Monaco 2004), 914–915 (CT 379), 916–917 (CT 381 and CT 382).

- Daressy 1900: G. Daressy, Fouilles de Deir el Bircheh (novembre-décembre 1897), in: Annales du Service des antiquités de l’Égypte 1, 1900, 17–43.

- Davies 1995: W. V. Davies, Ancient Egyptian Timber Imports. An Analysis of Wooden Coffins in the British Museum, in: W. V. Davies – L. Schofield (Ed.), Egypt, the Aegean and the Levant. Interconnections in the Second Millennium BC (London 1995), 146–156.

- Faulkner 1977: R. O. Faulkner, The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts. Volume II Spells 355 - 787 (Warminster 1977), 13–14.

- Lapp 1993: G. Lapp, Typologie der Särge und Sargkammern von der 6. bis 13. Dynastie, Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altägyptens 7 (Heidelberg 1993), Cat.-No. B19b.

- Lesko 1979: L. H. Lesko, Index of the Spells on Egyptian Middle Kingdom Coffins and Related Documents (Berkeley 1979).

- Nicholson – Shaw 2000: P. T. Nicholson – I. Shaw, Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology (Cambridge 2000).

- Pommerening – Willems 2020: T. Pommerening – H. Willems, Unravelling Daressy’s excavations of the five shafts in front of the tomb of Djehutihotep at Dayr al-Barshā (in print).

- Stegbauer 2015: K. Stegbauer, Magie als Waffe gegen Schlangen in der ägyptischen Bronzezeit (Borsdorf 2015), 163–164 (Spell 8 = 379), 164–165 (Spell 9 = 381) and 165 (Spell 10 = 382) (doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.529).

- Strudwick 2006: N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt. The British Museum (London 2006).

- Taylor – Strudwick 2005: J. H. Taylor – N. C. Strudwick, Mummies. Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt. Treasures from the British Museum. The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art (Santa Ana 2005), 46–47.

- Taylor 2010: J. H. Taylor (Ed.), Journey through the afterlife. Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead (Cambridge 2010), 64–65 (No. 20).

- Willems 1988: H. Willems, Chests of Life. A Study of the Typology and Conceptual Development of Middle Kingdom Standard Class Coffins, Mededelingen en Verhandelingen van het vooraziatisch-egyptisch Genootschap „Es Oriente Lux“ 15 (Leiden 1988).

- Willems et al. 2006: H. Willems et al., Preliminary Report of the 2003 Campaign of the Belgian Mission to Deir al-Barsha, in: Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Abteilung Kairo 62, 2006, 307–339 and pl. 55–64.

A complete bibliography can be found here.

Author
Dr. Katharina Stegbauer
Author of metadata
Dr. Peter Dils

Translation and Commentary

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