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The book of the dead: the papyrus of ani in the british museum—the egyptian text with interlinear transliteration and translation reprint new york: dover, 1967 an extensive introduction describes the gods, their roles, and their realms, along with the funeral ceremonies and their importance clear interpretations by chapter _____. The various glimpses of the afterlife provided in egyptian funerary (translations are from t g allen, the egyptian book of the dead documents in summary so. Journey through the afterlife ancient egyptian book of the dead sheet 1: preparing for the afterlife before you set off, take a moment to think about what you already know. By e a wallis budge the title book of the dead is the title now commonly given to the great collection of funerary texts which the ancient egyptian scribes composed for the benefit of the dead.
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