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Egyptian Book of the Dead
     

Egyptian Book of the Dead

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The Book of the Dead is the modern name of an ancient Egyptian funerary text,the original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw is translated as "Book of Coming Forth by Day". Another translation would be "Book of emerging forth into the Light".

The text consists of a number of magic spells intended to assist the dead's journey through

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The Book of the Dead is the modern name of an ancient Egyptian funerary text,the original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw is translated as "Book of Coming Forth by Day". Another translation would be "Book of emerging forth into the Light".

The text consists of a number of magic spells intended to assist the dead's journey through the Duat, or underworld, and into the afterlife. The Book of the Dead was part of a tradition which includes the earlier Pyramid Texts. Some of the spells included were drawn from these older works and date to the 3rd millennium BC.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011976988
Publisher:
Baxter St.
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
944,540
File size:
599 KB

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The Egyptian Book of the Dead 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wont let me get it. Even though i wanna be an egyptoligist.
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