Book of the Dead

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Book of the Dead The Egyptian Book of the Dead is a collection of magic spells and formulas that was illustrated and written, usually on papyrus. It began to appear in Egyptian tombs around 1600 BC. The text was intended to be spoken by the deceased during their journey into the Underworld. It enabled the deceased to overcome obstacles in the afterlife. It did this by teaching passwords that allowed the deceased to turn into mythical …

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…labor in excess of what is due to be done for me; my name has not reached the offices of those who control slaves; I have not slandered a servant to his master; I have not caused pain; I have not made hungry; I have not made to weep; I have not killed; I have not commanded to kill; I have not made suffering for anyone. I am pure, pure, pure (