Definitions for "Pyramid Texts"
paintings and reliefs on the walls of the internal rooms and burial chamber of pyramids, in particular the hymns vital to passage into the afterlife. In later times these texts would be painted on the sarcophagus
Egypt's earliest body of religious literature, carved on the walls of royal pyramids of Dynasties 5 and 6, and consisting of a series of spells intended to guide the deceased king into the afterlife
Spells on buried-chamber walls of late Old Kingdom pyramids to effect passage of ka into afterlife as a god.