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THE BOOK OF THE DEAD ANOTHER WELL-KNOWN Egyptian composition was
the Book of the Dead, which consisted of a series of some 200 chapters, 'spells'
or 'utterances', designed to help the deceased on his journey from this life to the ...
The shadow souls of people hunt the shadow souls of animals and fish for the
shad ow sou Is of fish. The souls of the dead eventually leave the land of
shadows and return to earth to be reborn. If the living do not respect the souls of
the dead, ...
A huge eagle attacks anyone moving along the prescribed route, and so a big
knife is buried with each dead person to be used in fighting this fierce bird. The
final obstacle is crossing under the domed sky as it rises and falls at the edge of
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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