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Coffin Texts (wikipedia.org)
21 points by benbreen on Dec 21, 2019 | hide | past | favorite | 4 comments

Part of me, upon seeing the title, wanted this to be an updated version of the Safety Coffin¹.


There are some interesting parallels between these two artifacts. Both were made in the hope of aiding the dead in the afterlife -- in a spiritual sense in ancient Egypt, and in a much more literal sense in the 18th century.

For whatever reason you reminded me of coffin torpedoes.


I was imagining a collection of books inside the coffin, just in case the dearly departed became restless inside there.

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