Going out in Daylight - prt m hrw: The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead - translation, sources, meanings

Going out in Daylight - prt m hrw: The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead - translation, sources, meanings

by Stephen Quirke
     
 
First full illustrated translation with Egyptian transliteration, aiming to present with their individual histories all the compositions on prt m hrw "Book of the Dead" papyri from the New Kingdom to Ptolemaic Period. The volume gives at least one version of every written composition, together with one or more images for the essential pictorial component of all

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First full illustrated translation with Egyptian transliteration, aiming to present with their individual histories all the compositions on prt m hrw "Book of the Dead" papyri from the New Kingdom to Ptolemaic Period. The volume gives at least one version of every written composition, together with one or more images for the essential pictorial component of all writings for which illustrations are known. Writings at the margins or outside the prt m hrw corpus, including all ascribed "Book of the Dead" numbers in Egyptological publications, are included in the final section. The translations are supported by a thematic and historical introduction and closing glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906137311
Publisher:
Golden House Publications
Publication date:
05/31/2013
Pages:
641
Sales rank:
899,267
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.60(h) x 1.60(d)

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