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This book has text and analysis of a key Egyptian ritual which was performed when preparing the corpse of a pharaoh for mummification. This is known as the Book of the Opening of the Mouth. The ritual consisted of offering a long sequence of foodstuffs, beverages, cosmetics and other consumables, along with a litany recited by the priests. This text was also painted on the walls of the royal tomb.
This book has 114 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1909.
Production notes: This ebook of The Liturgy of Funerary Offerings was published by Global Grey in 2018.
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