To Live Forever

To Live Forever

Egyptian Treasures From the Brooklyn Museum

Book - 2008
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Perseus Publishing
Draws on over 120 ancient Egyptian objects from the world-renowned collection of the Brooklyn Museum.

This new book draws on over 120 ancient Egyptian objects from the world-renowned collection of the Brooklyn Museum to illustrate Egyptian strategies for defeating death and living forever. In answering the questions at the core of the public’s fascination with ancient Egypt, and explaining Egyptian beliefs about death and the afterlife, author Edward Bleiberg offers a fresh take on the subject by addressing the practical, economic considerations an ancient Egyptian faced when preparing for the next life.


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This fascinating new book draws on important ancient Egyptian monuments from the superb collection of the Brooklyn Museum to illustrate Egyptian strategies for defeating death and living forever.

Blackwell North Amer
This new book draws on important ancient Egyptian monuments from the superb collection of the Brooklyn Museum to illustrate Egyptian strategies for defeating death and living forever. The book answers the questions at the core of the public's fascination with ancient Egypt, and explains the their beliefs about death and the afterlife, the process of mummification, the conduct of a funeral, and the different types of tombs. At the same time, curator Edward Bleiberg offers a fresh take on the subject by addressing the practical and economic considerations an ordinary ancient Egyptian faced when preparing for the next life.

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Brooklyn Museum ; London : In association with D Giles, c2008
ISBN: 9780872731592
0872731596
9781904832522
1904832520
Characteristics: 152 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Bleiberg, Edward 1951-
Cooney, Kara

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