Culturama: The Book of the Dead
- 4 Dec 2014 - 4 Dec 2014
- Bibliotheca Alexandrina
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“The Papyrus of Ani the Wiseman”, which can be found at the British Museum, will be displayed on 9 panoramic screens. The entire papyrus will be displayed on these screens, whereas they are only partially displayed at the British museum. The papyrus depicts how ancient Egyptians imagined the afterlife, and it illustrates ancient Egyptian beliefs before the existence of monotheistic religions. The papyrus is written in hieroglyphics and has been translated into Arabic and English.