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The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts
Allen, James P.

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2015 pp. xii + 381.2nd Edition. $44.95

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Description: James P. Allen provides a translation of the oldest corpus of ancient Egyptian religious texts from the six royal pyramids of the Fifth and Sixth Dynasties (ca. 2350Ė2150 BCE). Allenís revisions take into account recent advances in the understanding of Egyptian grammar.

Subjects: Methods, Linguistics, Other Language, Other Methods

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Review by Aren M. Maeir
Published 9/8/2016
Citation: Aren M. Maeir, review of James P. Allen, The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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