The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Moon: Coffin Texts Spells 154-160 1789691982, 9781789691986

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The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Moon: Coffin Texts Spells 154-160
 1789691982, 9781789691986

Table of contents :
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents Page
Preface
1. Introduction
2. The spells
2.1. Spell 154: the origins of the month
2.2. Spell 155: lunar invisibility
2.3. Spell 156: the waxing moon
2.4. Spell 157: the full moon
2.5. Spell 158: the waning moon
2.6. Spell 159: the moon at the eastern horizon
2.7. Spell 160: a solar eclipse
3. General Commentary
3.1. The major themes of the spells
3.2. Textual layers in the Book of the Moon
3.3. The text variants from Deir el-Bersha and Asyut
3.4. The survival of the spells in the Book of Going Forth by Day
4. Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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