A beautiful silk-bound, full colour, illustrated edition to keep at home or give as a gift
One of the oldest and most influential texts in all of history, The Egyptian Book of the Dead is contains prayers, spells and speeches that the ancient Egyptians buried with their dead to aid their ‘journey’ into the afterlife.
This beautifully presented edition contains edition contains images from the exquisite Book of the Dead of Ani – an ancient Egyptian scribe – in its entirety. Meticulously inscribed with hieroglyphics and illustrations of the rituals of the afterlife, the papyrus is shown alongside the translation by acclaimed Egyptologist E.A. Wallis Budge.