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Book of the Dead

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  • 1A collection of ancient Egyptian religious and magical texts, selections from which were often written on or placed in tombs.
  • 2 (in full Tibetan Book of the Dead) A Tibetan Buddhist text recited during funerary rites, describing the passage from death to rebirth.

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