Lost Pages from Egyptian Book of the Dead Discovered

The last missing pages from a supposedly ‘magical’ Book of the Dead from an Egyptian priest, Amenhotep, have been found after a century-long search – in a museum in Queensland.

British Museum Egyptologist Dr John Taylor said he was ‘floored’ by the discovery of the 100 fragments.

It’s the end of a worldwide search by archaeologists for the papyrus scroll – which supposedly contains spells to guide spirits into the afterlife.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2132755/Last-pages-magical-Egyptian-Book-Dead-museum-Queensland–worldwide-search-archaeologists.html#ixzz1tBElf2q3

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