The Egyptian Book of the Dead

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

Book - 1994
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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 Anithe most beautiful of the ornately illustrated Egyptian funerary scrolls ever discoveredhas 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 topicsfrom mysticism and philosophy to anthropology and astronomythis sumptuous and accessible new volume will be an essential acquisition.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1994.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780811807678
0811807673
9780811807920
0811807924
Branch Call Number: 299.31/BOOK
Characteristics: 1 v. (various pagings) : col. ill. ; 36 cm.
Alternative Title: Papyrus of Ani.

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