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Ancient Egyptian : book of the dead : journey through the afterlife

  title={Ancient Egyptian : book of the dead : journey through the afterlife},
  author={J. Taylor},
"The Book of the Dead" is a compilation of spells that the ancient Egyptians believed would assist them in the afterlife as they made their perilous journey towards the realm of the gods and the ultimate state of eternity. The spells are often accompanied by vignettes, which show the imagined landscape of the Netherworld, the gods and demons whom the deceased will meet, and the critical weighing of the heart the judgement that will determine whether the traveller will be admitted into the… Expand
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