Answer to Question #170513 in History for sabna

Question #170513

What was the purpose of magical spells in the Papyrus from the Book of the Dead of Nakht

 







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2021-03-10T09:53:35-0500

"Book" is the closest term to describe the loose collection of texts consisting of a number of magic spells intended to assist a dead person's journey through the Duat, or underworld, and into the afterlife and written by many priests over a period of about 1,000 years.


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