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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; Ogden Goelet, Jr.; Eva Von Dassow; James Wasserman
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd rev. edView all editions and formats
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"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; ... with original color illustrations based on the facsimile volume produced in 1890 under the supervision of P. Le Page Renouf and E.A. Wallis Budge."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond O Faulkner; Ogden Goelet, Jr.; Eva Von Dassow; James Wasserman
ISBN: 0811807673 9780811807678 9780811864893 0811864898
OCLC Number: 41607656
Description: 175 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 36 cm
Contents: The papyrus of Ani --
Map key to papyrus --
The balance of the Theban recension.
Other Titles: Book of the dead.
Book of going forth by day
Papyrus of Ani.
Responsibility: translated by Raymond O. Faulkner ; with additional translations and a commentary by Ogden Goelet Jr. ; with original color illustrations based on 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 and produced by James Wasserman.

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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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