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Book of the Dead


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Refers to a large collection of funerary texts of various dates, containing magical formulas, hymns, and prayers believed by the ancient Egyptians to guide and protect the soul (Ka) in its journey into the region of the dead (Amenti).

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Subjects: African Studies — Bibliography.


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