What is in the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead? | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

‘The Book of the Dead’—it sounds so ominous and creepy.  One may picture a priestess chanting spells as a dusty mummy jerks up in his sarcophagus, but what is really in these mysterious sacred texts?

 

Well, it was kind of like a first aid kit, travel insurance and a bible all rolled into one totable papyrus."