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The Egyptian book of the dead : the most ancient and the most important of the extant religious texts of ancient Egypt / edited with an introduction, and with various chapters on its history, symbolism, etc., etc., together with a translation, revised as to certain details, of M. Paul Pierret's Livre des morts by Charles H.S. Davis.

Pierret, Paul, 1836- (Added Author). Davis, Charles Henry Stanley, 1840-1917 (Added Author). Musée du Louvre. Département des antiquités égyptiennes. Mss. (Papyrus p. 3079, 3082) (Added Author). Museo egizio di Torino. Mss. (Papyrus 1791) (Added Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [q] [Cage] ISLM PJ1555.E5 B7 1901 (Text) 0000102025475 Cage General Quartos Available -

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  • Physical Description: v, 186 pages, 99 unnumbered pages of plates : facsimiles ; 35 cm
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam, 1901.

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General Note:
The papyri reproduced are nos. 3079 and 3082 of the collection in the Dept. of Egyptian antiquities at the Louvre (hieratic text), and no. 1791 of the collection in the Museo egizio, Turin (hieroglyphic text).
"With ninety-nine plates reproduced in fac-simile from the Turin papyrus and the Louvre papyrus."
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Includes bibliographical references.
Subject: Egyptian language > Papyri > Facsimiles.
Egypt > Religion.

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