The ancient Egyptian Netherworld Books

Introduction; Main themes of the Netherworld books; Royal tombs of the New Kingdom; Development of tomb decoration and use of Netherworld Books; Netherworld Books in temple settings; Function of the Netherworld Books; Topography of the netherworld books: conceptions of space and time; Dating the Net...

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Published in:Writings from the ancient world
Contributors: Darnell, John Coleman (Translator); Manassa, Colleen (Translator)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Atlanta SBL Press [2018]
In:Writings from the ancient world
Series/Journal:Writings from the ancient world number 39
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Egypt / Guide to the Hereafter
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Summary:Introduction; Main themes of the Netherworld books; Royal tombs of the New Kingdom; Development of tomb decoration and use of Netherworld Books; Netherworld Books in temple settings; Function of the Netherworld Books; Topography of the netherworld books: conceptions of space and time; Dating the Netherworld Books; Cryptography in the Netherworld Books; Post-New Kingdom uses of the Netherworld Books; A note on the translations -- Book of adoring Re in the West -- Book of the Hidden Chamber -- Book of gates -- Book of caverns -- Books of the creation of the solar disk -- Books of the Solar-Osirian unity
ISBN:1628371277