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The Egyptian book of the dead

Author: E A Wallis Budge, Sir; John Baldock
Publisher: London : Acturus Publishing Limited, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed.View all editions and formats
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The Book of the Dead is a unique collection of funerary texts from a wide variety of sources, dating from the fifteenth to the fourth century BC. Consisting of spells, prayers and incantations, each section contains the words of power to overcome obstacles in the afterlife. The papyruses were often left in sarcophagi for the dead to use as passports on their journey from burial, and were full of advice about the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E A Wallis Budge, Sir; John Baldock
ISBN: 9781848379015 1848379013 9780140455502 0140455507
OCLC Number: 957316720
Language Note: Translated from the Egyptian.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Book of the dead.
Responsibility: translated by E.A. Wallis Budge ; edited and with introduction by John Baldock.

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