The Ancient Egyptian Book Of The Dead: Prayers, Incantations, And Other Texts From The Book Of The Dead

August 28, 2018|
The Ancient Egyptian Book Of The Dead: Prayers, Incantations, And Other Texts From The Book Of The Dead by E. A. Wallis Budge
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The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Deadis a compendium of classic texts by one of the greatest translators and historians of ancient Egypt, as well as one of the most renowned Egyptologists of all time, E.A. Wallis Budge. Discover the magic of ancient Egypt in this comprehensive text.

In Part I, using plain, easy-to-understand language, Budge delves into the history, instructions, motifs, themes, spells, incantations, and charms written for the dead that ancient Egyptians would need to employ to pass from this world into the next. Throughout centuries, these "books of the dead man" were often foundburied alongside mummiesandinside tombs, which locals and grave robbers would collect.

In Part II, Budge''s classic translation of the Book of the Dead from the Papyrus of Ani (and others) is presented in its original format and contains the prayers, incantations, andancient text used to help guide the dead during their journey.

Finally, in Part III,a list of Egyptian deitiesis provided.

Illustrated throughout with great care, including photos, fine art, and other illustrations, this edition will bring the historic afterlife guide back to life.
Sir E. A. Wallis Budge(1857-1934) was a noted English Egyptologist. He worked for the British Museum during the era of Victorian fascination in ancient cultures and wrote numerous books on Egypt, including the important work,The Egyptian Book of the Dead.On behalf of the British Museum, Budge traveled to Egypt and Sudan numerou...
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Title:The Ancient Egyptian Book Of The Dead: Prayers, Incantations, And Other Texts From The Book Of The Dead
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:224 pages, 11.12 X 9.5 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 11.12 X 9.5 X 0.75 in
Published:August 28, 2018
Publisher:Book Sales
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780785836261

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