Egyptian Book of the Dead and the Ancient Mysteries of Amenta

Egyptian Book of the Dead and the Ancient Mysteries of Amenta

by Gerald Massey

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Overview

The Egyptian Book of the Dead contains the oldest known religious writings in the world. As it comes to us it is mainly Osirian, but the Osirian group of gods was the latest of all the divine dynasties, although these, as shown at Abydos (by Prof. Flinders Petrie),
will account for some ten thousand years of time in
Egypt. The antiquity of the collection is not to be judged by the age of the coffins in which the papyrus rolls were found. Amongst other criteria of length in time the absence of Amen, Maut, and Khunsu supplies a gauge. The presence and importance of
Tum affords another, whilst the persistence of Apt and her son Sebek

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781881316756
Publisher: A & B Distributors & Publishers Group
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.36(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.32(d)

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