The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day : Being the Papyrus of Ani (royal Scribe of the Divine Offerings) ...
"For millennia, the culture and philosophy of the ancient Egyptians have fascinated artists, historians, and spiritual seekers throughout the world. Now, with this deluxe edition, the legendary 3,500-year-old Papyrus of Ani the most beautiful of the ornately illustrated Egyptian funerary scrolls ever discovered has been restored in its original sequences of text and artwork, using the latest advances in computer-imaging technology. Four exquisitely illustrated gatefold spreads and an acclaimed translation by two noted Egyptologists showcase the Papyrus's elaborately bordered images and convey its intended sense of motion and meaning in a way that other books on the subject cannot begin to match. For both lay readers and scholars interested in a wide range of topics from mysticism and philosophy to anthropology and astronomy this sumptuous and accessible new volume will be an essential acquisition"--Publisher's description.
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The Egyptian Book of the dead: the Book of going forth by day: being the Papyrus of Ani (royal scribe of the divine offerings), written and illustrated circa 1250 B. C. E., by scribes and artists unknown, including the balance of chapters of the books of the dead known as the theban recension, compiled from ancient...User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The Book of the Dead is a collection of writings that were placed in tombs as a means of guiding the ancient Egyptian soul on its journey to the afterlife. The Papyrus of Ani, which is reproduced here ... Read full review
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FOREWORD by James Wasserman
MAP KEY TO THE PAPYRUS
COMMENTARY by Dr Ogden Goelet
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