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Book of the Dead: Quiz


Question 1: The earliest manuscripts were published in the aftermath of the Egyptian expedition led by ________ in "Description de l'Ėgypte" (1821).
French DirectoryNapoleonic WarsFirst French EmpireNapoleon I

Question 2: ________, The Egyptian Book of the Dead,(The Papyrus of Ani), Egyptian Text, Transliteration, and Translation, E.A.Wallis Budge, (Dover (Note: 240 pages of running hieroglyphic text.
Akkadian languageEnglandBritish MuseumE. A. Wallis Budge

Question 3: The Book of the Dead was most commonly written on a ________ scroll and placed in the coffin or burial chamber of the deceased.
EgyptPapyrusOxyrhynchus PapyriAncient Egypt

Question 4: The name for the book in the ________ was rw nw prt m hrw.
Afroasiatic languagesBerber languagesArabic languageEgyptian language

Question 5: When it was first discovered, the Book of the Dead was thought to be an ancient Egyptian ________.
Christianity and JudaismNevi'imBiblical canonBible

Question 6: Part of a series on
Prehistoric religionGnosticismSyncretismAncient Egyptian religion

Question 7: Using the papyrus texts in the ________ E. A. Wallis Budge published editions including the Papyrus of Ani, which Naville had not dealt with, in 1890.
British MuseumVictoria and Albert MuseumImperial War MuseumNational Gallery (London)

Question 8: ________ (Tibetan book of the dead)
Yeshe TsogyalNyingmaKagyuBardo Thodol

Question 9: ________ was one of the early translators.
Jean-François ChampollionThomas Young (scientist)Athanasius KircherEgypt (TV series)

Question 10: The name "Book of the Dead" was the invention of the German Egyptologist ________, who published a selection of the texts in 1842.
Egyptian pyramidsAncient EgyptRamesseumKarl Richard Lepsius


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