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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 45 - Book of the dead (Video Orientation)

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Summer 2015

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Video orientation to LJS 45 - Papyrus fragments from The book of the dead.

Summary: Nine illustrated fragments from a manuscript on papyrus of The book of the dead, a collection of spells and incantations buried with the dead to protect them in the afterlife. The fragments include text in hieratic script in black and red ink.

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Medieval Studies | Other Arts and Humanities

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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 45 - Book of the dead (Video Orientation)

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