Dwellers on the Nile 1910

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Kessinger Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - History - 212 pages
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Chapters on the life, literature, history and customs of the Ancient Egyptians. Contents: Decipherment of the Egyptian Hieroglyphics; Egyptian Language and Writing; Land of Egypt, Its People and Their History; Illustrations of the Pentateuch and Bible Passage from the Egyptian Monuments; Egyptian Literature; Burial of the Dead; The Mummy; Book of the Dead; Life of the Ancient Egyptians; Architecture and Art.

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E.A. Wallis Budge, 1857 - 1934 Budge was the Curator of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum from 1894 to 1924. He was also a Sometime Scholar of Christ's College, a scholar at the University of Cambridge, Tyrwhitt, and a Hebrew Scholar. He collected a large number of Coptic, Greek, Arabic, Syriac, Ethiopian, and Egyptian Papyri manuscripts. He was involved in numerous archaeology digs in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Sudan. Budge is known for translating the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which is also known as The Papyrus of Ani. He also analyzed many of the practices of Egyptian religion, language and ritual. His written works consisted of translated texts and hieroglyphs and a complete dictionary of hieroglyphs. Budge's published works covered areas of Egyptian culture ranging from Egyptian religion, Egyptian mythology and magical practices. He was knighted in 1920. E.A. Wallis Budge died on November 23, 1934 in London, England.

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