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The Chapters of Coming Forth by Day or The Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead - The Egyptian Hieroglyphic Text Edited from Numerous Papyri
by Wallis E. a. Budge




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This book contains the chapters of the "Book of the Dead", an ancient Egyptian funerary text that was used starting from the beginning of the New Kingdom (approximately 1550 BCE) to approximately 50 BCE. Contents include: "The Book of the Dead", "Description of the Papyri", "Introductory Hymns", "Papyrus of Ani", "Papyrus of Qenna", "Papyrus of Hunefer", "Papyrus of Ani", "Papyrus of Nekht", "Scene of the Weighing of the Heart, "Names of the Gods of the Great Company", etc. Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge (1857 - 1934) was an English Orientalist, Egyptologist, and philologist. He worked for the British Museum and published numerous works on the ancient 'Near East'. This volume will appeal to those with an interest in Ancient Egypt and death in Egyptian culture. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

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More About The Chapters of Coming Forth by Day or The Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead - The Egyptian Hieroglyphic Text Edited from Numerous Papyri by Wallis E. a. Budge

 
 
 

Overview

This book contains the chapters of the "Book of the Dead", an ancient Egyptian funerary text that was used starting from the beginning of the New Kingdom (approximately 1550 BCE) to approximately 50 BCE. Contents include: "The Book of the Dead", "Description of the Papyri", "Introductory Hymns", "Papyrus of Ani", "Papyrus of Qenna", "Papyrus of Hunefer", "Papyrus of Ani", "Papyrus of Nekht", "Scene of the Weighing of the Heart, "Names of the Gods of the Great Company", etc. Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge (1857 - 1934) was an English Orientalist, Egyptologist, and philologist. He worked for the British Museum and published numerous works on the ancient 'Near East'. This volume will appeal to those with an interest in Ancient Egypt and death in Egyptian culture. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781528712576
  • ISBN-10: 1528712579
  • Publisher: White Press
  • Publish Date: April 2019
  • Page Count: 270
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.61 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.76 pounds


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