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The Egyptian book of the dead : the book of going forth by day : being the Papyrus of Ani (royal scribe of the divine offerings), written and illustrated circa 1250 B.C.E., by scribes and artists unknown, including the balance of chapters of the books of the dead known as the theban recension, compiled from ancient texts, dating back to the roots of egyptian civilization

Author: Raymond O Faulkner; James Wasserman; Ogden Goelet; Eva Von Dassow
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd rev. edView all editions and formats
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Reissue of the legendary 3,500-year-old Papyrus of Ani, the most beautiful of the ornately illustrated Egyptian funerary scrolls ever discovered, restored in its original sequences of text and artwork.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond O Faulkner; James Wasserman; Ogden Goelet; Eva Von Dassow
ISBN: 0811864898 9780811864893
OCLC Number: 191856137
Description: 175 pages : color illustrations ; 36 cm
Contents: The papyrus of Ani --
Map key to papyrus --
The balance of the Theban recension.
Other Titles: Book of the dead.
Papyrus of Ani.
Responsibility: translated by Raymond O. Faulkner ; with additional translations and a commentary by Ogden Goelet JR. ; with color illustrations from the facsimile volume produced in 1890 under the supervision of P. Le Page Renouf and E.A. Wallis Budge ; introduced by Carol A.R. Andrews ; edited by Eva Von Dassow ; in an edition conceived by James Wasserman.

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For millennia, the culture and philosophy of the ancient Egyptians have fascinated artists, historians, and spiritual seekers throughout the world. This title features the legendary 3,500-year-old  Read more...

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ROBERT S. BIANCHI, ARCHAEOLOGYThe Egyptian Book of the Dead is a remarkable volume. It is based on the Papyrus of Ani, which, with the exception of the Rosetta Stone, is the most famous Egyptian Read more...

 
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