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The Book of the Dead

4 November 2010
Ancient history

BBC News November 1st (see www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-11669904 ) has a video of the Egyptian Book of the Dead – a sequence of pages of papyri that appear to open one after the other. In reality the papyri are very fragile and one of them is 37 metres in length – so this is a succession of images. Still, very useful and well worth looking at.

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