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Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection - a book by Budge, E. A. Wallis

Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection

Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection( )
Author: Budge, E. A. Wallis
ISBN:978-0-486-14355-2
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Dover Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Volume 1 of the most comprehensive, scholarly work on Osiris. Includes translations of numerous texts and reproductions of classical Egyptian art.

Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Religion / Ancient
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 Inches
Author Biography
Budge, E. A. Wallis (Author)
E.A. Wallis Budge, 1857 - 1934 Budge was the Curator of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum from 1894 to 1924. He was also a Sometime Scholar of Christ's College, a scholar at the University of Cambridge, Tyrwhitt, and a Hebrew Scholar. He collected a large number of Coptic, Greek, Arabic, Syriac, Ethiopian, and Egyptian Papyri manuscripts. He was involved in numerous archaeology digs in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Sudan.

Budge is known for translating the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which is also known as The Papyrus of Ani. He also analyzed many of the practices of Egyptian religion, language and ritual. His written works consisted of translated texts and hieroglyphs and a complete dictionary of hieroglyphs. Budge's published works covered areas of Egyptian culture ranging from Egyptian religion, Egyptian mythology and magical practices. He was knighted in 1920.

E.A. Wallis Budge died on November 23, 1934 in London, England.

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