National Geographic: The Hereafter Ancient Egypt

May 27, 2012 12:32

Ruthless demons, writhing serpents, the lake of fire, Hell, and finally, the final sentence of the god Osiris. Ancient Egyptians believed that these and other terrible obstacles await them in the afterlife of the Pharaohs. Hieroglyphs in the tomb of Pharaoh Seti I vividly illustrate the terrible gate 12 dead, which the king must pass to reach the resurrection. Visit the tomb of Pharaoh Seti with Dr. Zahi Hawass, be careful with it the hard way through the underworld king

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