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Author LinkBudge, E. A. Wallis(Ernest Alfred Wallis),Sir,1857-1934.
Title LinkThe Egyptian heaven and hell / E.A. Wallis Budge.
Imprint Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, 1996.
Description 3 v. :  ill. ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Gen. Note Originally published: London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1905, which was issued as v. 20-22 in the series: Books on Egypt and Chaldaea.
"Three volumes bound as one."
Includes index.
Contents Contents: v. 1. The Book of ȧm-ṭuat -- v. 2. The short form of the Book of ȧm-ṭuat and the Book of gates -- v. 3. The contents of the books of the other world described and compared.
Summary Ancient Egyptian "books of the underworld" provided the dead with a guide their souls would need to make the journey from this world to the abode of the blessed. In these books both the living and the dead could learn not only the names, but also the forms, of every god, spirit, soul, specter, demon and monster they were likely to meet along the way.
Subject LinkEschatology, Egyptian.

System Number 000662366
ISBN Link0486293688 (pbk.)
Link9780486293684 (pbk.)

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