A Coffin Text excerpt.
An excerpt from the Pyramid Texts, texts inscribed on the interior walls of the pyramids of certain pharaohs of the fifth and sixth dynasties (c. 2425-2300 B.C.).
A selection from the Pyramid Texts.
A portion of the Coffin Texts.
The Egyptian Book of the Dead as translated by E. A. Wallis Budge.
The clearest identification of the soul with nature that the ancients have left us from the Coffin Texts.
A song in which a woman laments the death of her husband.
A glimpse at the Egyptian reverence for their gods.
The Book of the Dead, Chapter 125, The Judgment of the Dead.
An excerpt from Herodotus's The Histories.