The Book of the Dead – H. M. Tirard (1910) (1st edition)

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The Book of the Dead – H. M. Tirard (1910) (1st edition)

S$72.00

Title: The Book of the Dead

Author: H. M. Tirard, Edouard Naville (intro)

Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1910. 1st edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Good. Spine heavily sunned, minor foxing to pages. Name stamp on endpaper. Profusely illustrated, with many foldout plates.

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Description

A detailed and interesting explanation and interpretation of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, with many foldout plates. Does not contain the actual text of the Book of the Dead

Contents:

A Funeral in Ancient Egypt

History and Purpose of the Book o the Dead

Life in the Nether-World

Mythology of the Book of the Dead

Morality of the Book of the Dead, and the Myth of Osiris

Other Religious Literature and the Book of the Dead