Osiris with Isis and Nephthys

Osiris with Isis and Nephthys. Book of the Dead of the scribe Hunefer

Osiris with Isis and Nephthys
The Book of the Dead of the scribe Hunefer
New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, c. 1300 B.C.
British Museum. EA9901,3

Hunefer was a scribe during the 19th Dynasty (c. 1300 B.C.). He was the owner of the Papyrus of Hunefer, a copy of the funerary Egyptian Book of the Dead, which represents one of the classic examples of these texts, along with others such as the Papyrus of Ani.

Hunefer was “Scribe of Divine Offerings”, “Overseer of Royal Cattle”, and steward of Pharaoh Seti I