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A deluxe gift edition of The Egyptian Book of the Dead, beautifully presented with delicate gold embossing and gilded page edges. This ancient funerary text contains a collection of spells, prayers and incantations designed to guide the departed through the perils of the underworld. Written to ensure eternal life, these scrolls were often left in the sarcophagus of the deceased and now offer fascinating insight into Egyptian culture. This beautifully illustrated edition contains images from the exquisite Papyrus of Ani, an ancient Egyptian scroll narrating the journey of Theban scribe Ani…mehr

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A deluxe gift edition of The Egyptian Book of the Dead, beautifully presented with delicate gold embossing and gilded page edges. This ancient funerary text contains a collection of spells, prayers and incantations designed to guide the departed through the perils of the underworld. Written to ensure eternal life, these scrolls were often left in the sarcophagus of the deceased and now offer fascinating insight into Egyptian culture. This beautifully illustrated edition contains images from the exquisite Papyrus of Ani, an ancient Egyptian scroll narrating the journey of Theban scribe Ani through the underworld. Its accompanying hieroglyphic text has been translated by acclaimed Egyptologist E.A Wallis Budge, and includes spells addressed to ferryman, gods and kings to aid Ani on his way to the afterlife. This compact gilded hardback edition makes a wonderful gift. ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Ornate Classics are beautifully bound gifts editions of iconic literary works across history. These compact, foil-embossed hardbacks are richly illustrated and printed using deluxe ivory paper.
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Arcturus Publishing offers a vast and varied range of puzzles, from novelty and specialist content, to popular titles such as crosswords, sudoku, and wordsearch. All of Arcturus Publishing's puzzle titles are of a high quality and in varying degrees of difficulty, with no trick questions. Full solutions are included at the back of each book.