BOOK OF THE DEAD

BOOK OF THE DEAD
   in Egyptian and Tibetan religious traditions a book of MAGICAL texts which was placed in the grave alongside the corpse to secure blessing in the afterlife.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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