Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Theater - Research Article from Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

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Anonymous, Book of the Dead Chapter 39 (c. 1539–1075 B.C.E.)—The rituals found in the Book of the Dead were used as part of the funeral ritual to help the deceased enter the land of the dead. The Egyptologist Emile Drioton interpreted it as part of a ritual drama.

Anonymous, Coffin Text 148 (c. 2130–1630 B.C.E.)—This ritual text was intended to help the deceased enter the land of the dead. The Egyptologist Emile Drioton interpreted it as part of a ritual drama.

Anonymous, Dramatic Ramesseum Papyrus (c. 1842 B.C.E.)—This text contains both a funeral ceremony for the deceased king Amenemhet I and the coronation ceremony for his son Senwosret I. The first editor of the text, Kurt Sethe, understood it as a drama.

Anonymous, Shabaka Stone (c. 2500–2170 or 716–702 B...

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