The Hay Archive of Coptic Spells on Leather: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Materiality of Magical PracticeThe Hay archive of Coptic manuscripts consists of seven fragmentary sheets of leather bearing spells for divination, protection, healing, personal advancement, cursing and the satisfaction of sexual desire. Purchased from the heir of the Scottish Egyptologist and draftsman, Robert Hay (1799–1863), the manuscripts arrived at the British Museum in 1869....
BookBook of the Dead chapter 180 appears twice in the papyrus of Nebseni. As part of Dr Lapp’s preparation of that papyrus for publication, the present Occasional Paper presents a collation of the other known New Kingdom versions of the same chapter in an attempt to reconstruct the text. The...
BookThis text, published with translation and commentary, is a work attributed to Shenoute, the 4th-5th century abbot of the White Monastery in Upper Egypt.
Behlmer, Heike ; Alcock, Anthony
BookThis occasional paper publishes a group of papyri that supplement those included in J.J. Janssen’s comprehensive Late Ramesside Letters and Communications (Hieratic papyri in the British Museum VI, 1991). The papyri in this publication were transferred to the British Museum for specialist care, conservation and storage by the National Trust...
Demarée, Robert J. ; Leach, Bridget ; Usick, Patricia