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R. O. Faulkner - The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts - 9780856687549 - V9780856687549
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The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts

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Description for The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts Hardcover. Editor(s): Faulkner, R.O. Num Pages: 800 pages. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 1QDAE; 2CXG; HDDG; HRKP1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 182 x 250 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1770.
Faulkner's authoritative English translation of Middle Kingdom coffin texts is essential for all Egyptologists. This new edition reprints his whole work in one volume. Filling the gap between the `Pyramid' texts and the New Kingdom Book of the Dead, these writings were intended to supply the deceased with the speeches he would need to achieve a secure and important position in the next world. As such they supply valuable insights into Egyptian beliefs and mortuary practices. Concise textual notes are kept to a minimum, allowing the character of the texts to be ... Read more

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About R. O. Faulkner
R O Faulkner was a distinguised Egyptologist and a pupil of A H Gardiner. He began his great work of translating the key religious texts of ancient Egypt with the Pyramid Texts. He went on to translate the Book of the Dead and finally the much more extensive spells of the Coffin Texts. The first edition of the Coffin Texts ... Read more

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