Egyptian Burial. Saturdays Daily mail - UK newspaper.
Finally, and perhaps most importantly of all, the passport to eternity would be put in the tomb with the deceased.
The Book of the Dead contained the vital answers its owner would need when faced with questions from “Judge of the Deceased,” the powerful Egyptian god Osiris.
Give the right answers and the deceased would spend eternity in heaven, a sort of idealised version of the real Egypt, but with better weather and no snakes.
Get it wrong and they might find themselves being devoured by monsters in Hell.”
How different is this to the fear Christian religions instill in their followers?