1894 1ed Egyptian Book of Dead EGYPT Mythology Mummies Hieroglyphics PAGAN Rites

DAVIS, Charles Henry Stanley

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‘The Egyptian Book of the Dead’ is a fascinating late 19th-century account of the history of Egyptian burial rituals, mummification, and Egyptian mythology. Written by Charles Davis, this book dives into the various stages of Egyptian mythology and how it relates to religious rituals and ancestor worship. He even discusses other pagan ceremonies such as nature worship and even fetish worship! Many of the death rituals described in this work are compared to those found in other cultures such as ancient Greek and Indian customs.

 

This impressive first edition contains 99 full-page engravings of hieroglyphs and other ancient texts.

 

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1894 1ed Egyptian Book of Dead EGYPT Mythology Mummies Hieroglyphics PAGAN Rites

 

‘The Egyptian Book of the Dead’ is a fascinating late 19th-century account of the history of Egyptian burial rituals, mummification, and Egyptian mythology. Written by Charles Davis, this book dives into the various stages of Egyptian mythology and how it relates to religious rituals and ancestor worship. He even discusses other pagan ceremonies such as nature worship and even fetish worship! Many of the death rituals described in this work are compared to those found in other cultures such as ancient Greek and Indian customs.

 

This impressive first edition contains 99 full-page engravings of hieroglyphs and other ancient texts.

 

Item number: #9968

Price: $550

 

DAVIS, Charles Henry Stanley

 

The Egyptian book of the dead, the most ancient and the most important of the extant religious texts of ancient Egypt, edited with introduction, a complete translation and various chapters on its history symbolism, etc., by Charles H.S. Davis,…

 

New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1894. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [6], 186
    • 99 engraved plates
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~14in X 12.5in (13.5cm x 31cm)

 

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9968

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

DAVIS, Charles Henry Stanley

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete