Hunefer and his Book of the Dead


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  • This fun and colourful children's book follows the ancient Egyptian man Hunefer ('Mr Happy-Day') on his magical journey to the afterlife, as shown in the beautiful papyrus that was buried with him. For ages 7-11, children can start to understand what Egyptians thought about religion, life and death by looking up close to a real Egyptian Book of the Dead. The Papyrus of Hunefer is one of the most striking and famous items in the British Museum's Egyptian collections, illustrated with detailed coloured paintings of the highest quality. Hunefer's papyrus was buried with hi, and contains his personal selection of spells from what we now call the Book of the Dead.

    Ideal for children studying Ancient Egypt at school, this illuminating book follows Hunefer on his magical journey and, in a very simple way, accessible and visual way, demonstrates Ancient Egyptian beliefs.

  • Product code: cmc31429
    Details: Felixbound with flaps
    Exhibition: Journey through the afterlife
    Author: Richard Parkinson
    ISBN: 978 0 7141 3142 9
    Number of pages: 48 pages
    Size: 215 x 215 mm
    llustrations: 58 colour illustrations
    Publication date: October 2010
    Weight: 0.225kg
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