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Author Sherbiny, Wael, author.

Title Through Hermopolitan lenses : studies on the so-called Book of Two Ways in ancient Egypt / by Wael Sherbiny
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 696 pages)
Series Probleme der Ägyptologie ; 33. Band
Probleme der Ägyptologie ; 33. Bd
Contents ‎Contents; ‎List of Figures; ‎Chapter 1: Introduction; ‎Chapter 2: The Design of the Composition; ‎Chapter 3: Design, Translation and Commentary; ‎Chapter 4: Concluding Remarks; ‎List of Tables; ‎List of Plates; ‎Preface and Acknowledgements; ‎Chapter 1. Introduction; ‎The publication of the Coffin Texts; ‎The sources of the so-called Book of Two Ways; ‎The Cairo leather roll; ‎False alarm; ‎The frequency of the composition at Deir El Barsha; ‎Earlier research on the so-called Book of Two Ways; ‎The first step; ‎The structure of this study; ‎This book's story; ‎Terminological remarks
‎Chapter 2. The Design of the Composition‎Introduction; ‎Remarks on iconography; ‎The general layout; ‎The direction of the drawings; ‎The colors; ‎The development of the iconography; ‎Representations of living creatures; ‎Remarks on texts; ‎The disposition of the textual elements; ‎The composition versions; ‎The typology of the composition; ‎Chapter 3. Design, Translation and Commentary; ‎Introduction; ‎The reference to the deceased in the early sources; ‎Part 1; ‎Design of Part 1; ‎Translation of Part 1; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 1; ‎The textual element 1
‎Commentary on the first part of text 1 (= CT 1029)‎Commentary on the second part of text 1 (= CT 1030); ‎Commentary on textual elements 2-4 (= CT 1032-1033); ‎Commentary on the textual element 5 (= CT 1034); ‎Part 2; ‎Design of Part 2; ‎Translation of Part 2; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 2; ‎Introduction; ‎Segment A (Textual elements 1-7 = CT 1036-1037); ‎Segment B (Textual elements 8-13 = CT 1038-1040 + part of 1053); ‎Segment C (Textual elements 14-18 = CT 1041-1042 + part of 1053); ‎Segment D (Textual elements 19-22 = CT 1043-1044 + part of 1053)
‎Panoramic view on the "map" section‎Part 3; ‎Design of Part 3; ‎Translation of Part 3; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 3; ‎The first area (Textual elements 1-5); ‎The second area (Textual elements 6-10); ‎The third area (Textual elements 11-15); ‎Part 4; ‎Design of Part 4; ‎Translation of Part 4; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 4; ‎Part 5; ‎Design of Part 5; ‎Translation of Part 5; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 5; ‎Part 6; ‎Design of Part 6; ‎Translation of Part 6; ‎Notes on the translation; ‎Commentary on Part 6; ‎Part 7; ‎Design of Part 7
‎Segment E (Textual elements 23-26 = CT 1045)‎Segment F (Textual elements 27-28 = CT 1046 and 1052); ‎Segment G (Textual elements 29-34 = CT 1047, 1049-1051, and part of 1053); ‎Segment H (Textual element 35 = CT 1054); ‎Segment I (Textual elements 36-39 = CT 1055-1056); ‎Segment J (Textual elements 40-41 = CT 1057-1058); ‎Segment K (Textual elements 42-43 = CT 1059-1060); ‎Segment L (Textual elements 44-52 = CT 1061-1064); ‎Segment M (Textual element 53 = CT 1065); ‎Segment N (Textual elements 54-56 = CT 1066-1067); ‎Segment O (Textual element 57 = CT 1068)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 16, 2017)
Subject Book of two ways.
Book of two ways.
Future life.
Incantations, Egyptian.
Future life.
Incantations, Egyptian.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- General.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017015449
ISBN 9004336729
9789004336728