Biblia Volume N . 15

Biblia Volume N . 15

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...so he had a triple coffin. Two of these, the outer and innermost, are at Turin, and the texts upon their lids form the celebrated "II Libro dei Funerali" of Professor Schiarparelli. The coffin here is the middle one and in excellent preservation. It is curious that upon the mummy of Rameses II, found at Deir el Baheri, we have the signature of Inspector Betuhamen to a notification that the royal deceased was safe and sound at his date. The Museum possesses' a magnificent papyrus of one Nefer Renpet, a sculptor, t containing a " Book of the Dead," of XVIII dynasty date, about 50 feet long, complete except the lower ends of the lines. It contains 135 chapters, several of which are new Betuhamen, who has many titles, is mentioned in a papyrus at the Bibliothfeque Nationale, Paris, and one at Turin, and at British Museum, No. 10417. See Spiegelberg "Correspondence de Rois PrStres," also "Missij Archeologque du Caire " III p. 169. fFor Nefer Renpet, at the Necropolis of Draabou-Naga see "Recueil de Travaux" 1899, p. uSand 120. to the Theban recension of the book. (There are no less than 35 new vignettes.) One of them, also a duplicate of chapter 32d, is only known in the later Saitic version. Five in this papyrus are not in M. Naville's great edition of the "Livre des Morts," but two of these have been since published by Dr. Budge. Visitors should also inspect a portion of a stone vase inlaid with squares of rare colored stones, and an exquisite head of a serpent in cornaline, also the hieratic ostraca, andjthe Demotic, Greek and Coptic ones, the last published by Mr. Crum. There is a curious statuette in Sycamore wood standing upon a wooden platform, the latter bearing an inscription...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236814517
  • 9781236814517