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Egypt Picture - The Spell for the Admission of the Dead to Abydos


The Spell for the Admission of the Dead to Abydos

The Spell for the Admission of the Dead to Abydos


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The Spell for the Admission of the Dead to Abydos

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The dead man praying to Anubis, god of mummification, asking for admission to Abydos, to be near Osiris whose tomb was believed to be there. He hopes to be resurrected like Osiris. Vignette from the Book of the Dead of Neferrenpet. (Papyrus, 19th Dynasty, Brussels, Royal Museum of Art and History)


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