September 15, 2011
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1848581092
ISBN - 13: 9781848581098
From the Publisher
Mysterious, powerful and moving, The Egyptian Book of the Dead is one of the oldest and most influential texts in all history. It is made up of a combination of prayers, spells and speeches that the ancient Egyptians buried with their dead, intended to aid the deceased on their 'journey' into the afterlife.
This edition contains images from the exquisite Book of the Dead of Ani - an ancient Egyptian scribe - in its entirity. Meticulously inscribed with hieroglyphics and illustrations of the rituals of the afterlfe, the papyrus is shown alongside the translation by acclaimed Egyptologist E.A. Wallis Budge.
22 cm x 26 cm 126 page hardcover.