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The Book of the Dead: The Hieroglyphic Transcript & Translation into English of the Ancient Egyptiia by E.A. Wallis Budge - Hardcover - from Discover Books and Biblio.com

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The Book of the Dead: The Hieroglyphic Transcript & Translation into English of the Ancient Egyptiia

by E.A. Wallis Budge

Condition: GOOD


Gramercy Books. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

The Book of the Dead is the title now commonly given to the great collection of funerary texts which the ancient Egyptian scribes composed for the benefit of the dead. These consist of spells and incantations, hymns and litanies, magical formulae and names, words of power and prayers, and they are found cut or painted on walls of pyramids and tombs, and painted on coffins and sarcophagi and rolls of papyri. This book is the treatise and analysis of The Book of the Dead, (also known as Spells of Coming and Forth by Day), by Egyptologist E. A. Wallis Budge




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