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Death And The Afterlife In Ancient Egypt

Author : John H. Taylor
ISBN : UVA:X006092082
Genre : History
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Published to coincide with the opening of the refurbished 'mummy' galleries at the British Museum, this book is a highly illustrated introduction to ancient Egyptian attitudes to death and the dead.
Category: History

Life Death And Afterlife In Ancient Egypt

Author : Terry G. Wilfong
ISBN : 0974187380
Genre : History
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The elaborately decorated coffin of Djehutymose, a priest of the ancient Egyptian god Horus from around 625-580 BC, is one of the central artifacts of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology's Egyptian collection. Using the images and texts from the coffin along with related artifacts in the Kelsey Museum, Egyptologist T. G. Wilfong explores what the coffin tells us about ancient Egyptian ideas of life, death, and the afterlife.
Category: History


Author : John H. Taylor
ISBN : 0967961262
Genre : Art, Egyptian
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Exhibit catalog for Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt: Mummies of the British Museum.
Category: Art, Egyptian

Journey Through The Afterlife

Author : John H. Taylor
ISBN : 0674057503
Genre : History
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With contributions from leading scholars and detailed catalog entries that interpret the spells and painted scenes, this fascinating and important work affords a greater understanding of ancient Egyptian belief systems and poignantly reveals the hopes and fears about the world beyond death.
Category: History

Hieroglyphs And The Afterlife In Ancient Egypt

Author : Werner Forman
ISBN : 0806127511
Genre : History
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In ancient Egypt the strategy to achieve life after death relied on hieroglyphs, which united art and writing to help fulfil this ambition. This lavishly illustrated book tells the history of the texts that, through 3,000 years, were designed to ensure survival after death. Egyptologist Stephen Quirke sets out the history of the texts designed to guarantee life beyond death, from the Pyramid Texts for kings and queens, c.2400 BC, to the Book of the Dead used by king and subject alike after 1600 BC. The literature that flourished for millennia met its end under the combined pressures of Greek-speaking government, Roman occupation, and conversion to Christianity. Although Books of the Dead and other funerary manuscripts form the great bulk of surviving Pharaonic texts, no up-to-date survey of this material has been available to a general or scholarly readership. This book, based on a concept by Werner Forman, aims to fill that gap.
Category: History

Death On The Nile

Author : Helen Strudwick
ISBN : 1907804714
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Reflects the continuing public fascination with Ancient Egyptian coffins, mummies and burials.

Egyptian Ideas Of The Afterlife

Author : E. A. Wallis Budge
ISBN : 9780486158679
Genre : History
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Noted Egyptologist offers concise, learned exposition of central Egyptian concept of immortality. Belief in Osiris, god of resurrection, other "gods" of Egyptians, judgment of the dead, more. 8 illustrations.
Category: History