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The Book of the Dead, the Papyrus of Ani

By Budge, E. A. Wallis

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Title: The Book of the Dead, the Papyrus of Ani  
Author: Budge, E. A. Wallis
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Language: English
Subject: Sacred Texts, Egypt, Non Fiction
Collections: Classic Sacred Texts
Historic
Publication Date:
1895
Publisher: Sacred Text

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Wallis Budge, E. A. (1895). The Book of the Dead, the Papyrus of Ani. Retrieved from http://www.ebooklibrary.org/


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Description: Because of the substantial amount of hieroglypics interspersed in the original text, I have omitted the ### 'glyph' placeholder where context permits, for readability. Only actual illustations have been inserted into the file. Due to space considerations the interlinear translation, which is primarily of interest to students of Ancient Egyptian, will not be posted. This should not be a hardship, since the Dover reprint edition is still in print and widely available. The file above, which appears at on the Internet at Sacred-Texts for the first time is a faithful e-text of the 1895 edition of the E.A. Wallace Budge translation of the Egyptian Book of the Dead. In November of 2000 I inventoried my library and found that I was missing Budge's Book of the Dead. So when a copy of the Dover reprint came up at the local used bookstore, I purchased it. To my dismay, the version of the text widely posted on the Internet did not seem to match the Dover reprint of the 1895 version. According to John Mark Ockerbloom, the proprietor of the excellent Online Books Page, the version circulating on the Internet is a highly edited version of Budge from a much later date (1913). He writes:

 

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