The Book Of The Dead

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The Book of the Dead is a book of spells that were thought to help the dead through the afterlife it was written on papyrus and placed in a coffin or burial chamber of the dead person. The Book of the Dead is actually not a real book it is a nickname for any or of the many magical spells that the Ancient Egyptians believed actually worked. Wealthy Egyptians hired scribes to create fancy designs on sheets of papyrus each with a spell, but they can include with their grave goods. But, you could buy a ready-made spell at the market which was on a piece of papyrus. Where there were blanks for you to write your name in, they were very popular you could chose which to place in your tomb after you
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