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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 texts, dating back to the roots of egyptian civilization by

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Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Incantations, Egyptian,
  • Future life

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171).

Other titlesPapyrus of Ani.
Statementtranslated by Raymond O. Faulkner ; with additional translations and a commentary by Ogden Goelet JR. ; with color illustrations from the facsimile volume produced in 1890 under the supervision of E.A. Wallis Budge ; introduced by Carol A.R. Andrews ; edited by Eva Von Dassow ; in an edition conceived by James Wasserman.
ContributionsFaulkner, Raymond Oliver, 1894-, Goelet, Ogden., Von Dassow, Eva., Wasserman, James, 1948-
LC ClassificationsPJ1555.E5 F38 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1438052M
ISBN 100811807673, 0811807924
LC Control Number93051261

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