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Author Sherbiny, Wael, author.

Title Through Hermopolitan lenses : studies on the so-called Book of Two Ways in ancient Egypt / by Wael Sherbiny
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 696 pages)
Series Probleme der Ägyptologie ; 33. Band
Probleme der Ägyptologie ; 33. Bd
Contents ‎Contents; ‎List of Figures; ‎Chapter 1: Introduction; ‎Chapter 2: The Design of the Composition; ‎Chapter 3: Design, Translation and Commentary; ‎Chapter 4: Concluding Remarks; ‎List of Tables; ‎List of Plates; ‎Preface and Acknowledgements; ‎Chapter 1. Introduction; ‎The publication of the Coffin Texts; ‎The sources of the so-called Book of Two Ways; ‎The Cairo leather roll; ‎False alarm; ‎The frequency of the composition at Deir El Barsha; ‎Earlier research on the so-called Book of Two Ways; ‎The first step; ‎The structure of this study; ‎This book's story; ‎Terminological remarks
‎Chapter 2. The Design of the Composition‎Introduction; ‎Remarks on iconography; ‎The general layout; ‎The direction of the drawings; ‎The colors; ‎The development of the iconography; ‎Representations of living creatures; ‎Remarks on texts; ‎The disposition of the textual elements; ‎The composition versions; ‎The typology of the composition; ‎Chapter 3. Design, Translation and Commentary; ‎Introduction; ‎The reference to the deceased in the early sources; ‎Part 1; ‎Design of Part 1; ‎Translation of Part 1; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 1; ‎The textual element 1
‎Commentary on the first part of text 1 (= CT 1029)‎Commentary on the second part of text 1 (= CT 1030); ‎Commentary on textual elements 2-4 (= CT 1032-1033); ‎Commentary on the textual element 5 (= CT 1034); ‎Part 2; ‎Design of Part 2; ‎Translation of Part 2; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 2; ‎Introduction; ‎Segment A (Textual elements 1-7 = CT 1036-1037); ‎Segment B (Textual elements 8-13 = CT 1038-1040 + part of 1053); ‎Segment C (Textual elements 14-18 = CT 1041-1042 + part of 1053); ‎Segment D (Textual elements 19-22 = CT 1043-1044 + part of 1053)
‎Panoramic view on the "map" section‎Part 3; ‎Design of Part 3; ‎Translation of Part 3; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 3; ‎The first area (Textual elements 1-5); ‎The second area (Textual elements 6-10); ‎The third area (Textual elements 11-15); ‎Part 4; ‎Design of Part 4; ‎Translation of Part 4; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 4; ‎Part 5; ‎Design of Part 5; ‎Translation of Part 5; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 5; ‎Part 6; ‎Design of Part 6; ‎Translation of Part 6; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 6; ‎Part 7; ‎Design of Part 7
‎Segment E (Textual elements 23-26 = CT 1045)‎Segment F (Textual elements 27-28 = CT 1046 and 1052); ‎Segment G (Textual elements 29-34 = CT 1047, 1049-1051, and part of 1053); ‎Segment H (Textual element 35 = CT 1054); ‎Segment I (Textual elements 36-39 = CT 1055-1056); ‎Segment J (Textual elements 40-41 = CT 1057-1058); ‎Segment K (Textual elements 42-43 = CT 1059-1060); ‎Segment L (Textual elements 44-52 = CT 1061-1064); ‎Segment M (Textual element 53 = CT 1065); ‎Segment N (Textual elements 54-56 = CT 1066-1067); ‎Segment O (Textual element 57 = CT 1068)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 16, 2017)
Subject Book of two ways.
Book of two ways.
Future life.
Incantations, Egyptian.
Future life.
Incantations, Egyptian.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017015449
ISBN 9004336729