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The Egyptian Book of the Dead was a funerary text from ancient Egypt. This collection of spells, hymns, and rituals served as a guide to assist the deceased in their journey through the afterlife and into the realm of Osiris, the god of the underworld. Believed to be a key to eternal life and resurrection, the Book of the Dead was often inscribed on papyrus scrolls and placed within tombs alongside the deceased. It contained instructions on navigating various challenges and judgment scenes in the netherworld, emphasizing the importance of morality and righteousness in one's lifetime. This remarkable text provides valuable insights into ancient Egyptian beliefs regarding death, the afterlife, and the soul's ultimate journey.