The Book of Gates

by E. A. Wallis Budge


(original title) The short form of the Book of am-tuat and the Book of Gates


The Book of Gates is an Ancient Egyptian cosmological treatise describing the architecture and inhabitants of the Tuat, the underworld which the boat of the Sun God, Ra, traverses during the night hours. This is the second volume of the three volume Budge series which deals with the books of the Underworld, the Egyptian Heaven and Hell.


It also includes a short summary of the Book of Am-Tuat, the longer version of which comprises the first volume.


The Short Form of the Book of Am-Tuat

The Book of Gates

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