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Journey Through the Afterlife

Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead

Edited by John H. Taylor

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$32.50 • £28.95 • €29.95

ISBN 9780674072398

Publication Date: 05/13/2013


240 color illustrations

North America only

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  • Forewords
  • Preface
  • Map
  • Part 1: Crossing Boundaries
    • 1. Introduction: Life and Afterlife in the Ancient Egyptian Cosmos
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    • 2. Preparing for the Afterlife: the Use of the Book of the Dead
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    • 3. The Evolution of the Book of the Dead [Irmtraut Munro]
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  • Part 2: From One World to the Next
    • 4. The Rituals of Death and Burial
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    • 5. The Mummy in the Tomb
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    • 6. The Landscape of the Hereafter
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    • 7. Empowering the Dead
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    • 8. Avoiding Disaster
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    • 9. Judgement
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    • 10. The Perfect Afterlife
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  • Part 3: The Creation of a Guide to Eternity
    • 11. Making the Book of the Dead [Rita Lucarelli]
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    • 12. The Study of the Book of the Dead [Barbara Lüscher]
  • Chronology
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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