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Death and the afterlife in ancient Egypt

Author: John Hilton Taylor
Publisher: Chicago (Ill.) : The University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Of all the ancient peoples, the Egyptians are perhaps best known for the fascinating ways in which they grappled with the mysteries of death and the afterlife. This book draws on the British Museum's collection of mummies and other funerary evidence to offer an accessible account of Egyptian beliefs in an afterlife and examine the ways in which Egyptian society responded materially to the challenges these beliefs  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hilton Taylor
ISBN: 0226791645 9780226791647
OCLC Number: 470313325
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 264-265. Index.
Description: 272 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John H. Taylor.
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This illustrated book draws on the British Museum's world-famous collection of mummies and other funerary evidence to offer an account of Egyptian beliefs in an afterlife and examine the ways in  Read more...

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