Episode 45: The Book of Two Ways

c.1867 BCE. The aristocracy of Dynasty 12 are taking a greater share in economic rewards than ever before. They paint spells, hymns and stories upon their coffins, giving them access to the realm of Osiris and breaking the old royal-control of the afterlife. How did they do this? Images and Bibliography at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2015/03/28/episode-45-the-book-of-two-ways/