National Geographic : 1941 Oct
Metropolitan Museum ofArt Now a Museum Piece in New York, This Papyrus Was Princess Entiu-ny's Open Sesame through the Underworld Once the spells forming the Book of the Dead were painted inside the coffin. In the New Kingdom, they were inscribed on apapyrus roll and buried with the mummy. Here before Osiris, judge of souls and god of the deceased, the dog-headed Anubis weighs the heart of the candidate against afigure symbolizing truth. Behind the slender princess in her diaphanous gown stands Isis, sister of Osiris.