This 20th anniversary edition of The Egyptian Book of the Dead, a seminal work and a perennial favorite, features a newly designed cover and 16 pages of all-new content that analyzes the progress in modern Egyptology. Inside the book, the legendary 3,500-year-old Papyrus of Ani - the most beautiful of the ornately illustrated Egyptian funerary scrolls ever discovered - is restored in its original sequences of text and artwork. Four exquisitely illustrated gatefold spreads and an acclaimed translation by a noted Egyptologist showcase the Papyrus's elaborately bordered images.
Dr. Raymond Faulkner (1894-1982) - renowned British Egyptologist - was a major contributor to the field of Egyptian philology, the translator of many important texts, and the author of numerous scholarly publications.
Dr. Ogden Goelet is Associate Research Scholar of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University.
J. Daniel Gunther is an author and editor who also serves as a consultant and advisor for numerous publications in the field of occultism.
James Wasserman is an author and book designer in Florida whose innovative vision shaped the unique format of this book.