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Definition: Book filled with stories and ideas for how to enjoy the afterlife. Egyptian people believed in an afterlife, and this book was written to help them get there and be ready when they did.

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Ancient Egypt
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Text of the Book of the Dead
Read the Book as it was written thousands of years ago

More on the Book of the Dead
Background information on the Book

Still More of the Book of the Dead
Read even more stories and chapters from the famous Book

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