Foreword by Anne Pasternak * Preface: Translating an Ancient Text * Introduction * Book of the Dead of the Goldworker of Amun, Sobekmose * Reproduction of the Papyrus
The first publication to provide a continuous translation of one of the most important surviving examples of the ancient Egyptian 'Book of the Dead' texts, the Papyrus of Sobekmose
Paul O'Rourke is Research Associate in the Department of Egyptian, Classical, and Ancient Near Eastern Art at the Brooklyn Museum.
'Absorbing' - Ancient Egypt Magazine
'A major step forward in the understanding of these ancient texts both in terms of the literary quality and accuracy of the rendering of the text into English' - Timeless Travels