The Book Of The Dead is a side quest in Assassin’s Creed Origins in the town of Yamu.
Your task is to help an old man retrieve his special book from the bandits who stole it.
Here’s a walkthrough of The Book of the Dead in AC Origins.
Recommended level for this quest: level 8
Summary of The Book Of The Dead
1. Talk to the old man
2. Find the Book of the Dead at the Necropolis
3. Bring the book to the old man
Talk to the old man
To begin the quest, talk to the old man in Yamu. His exact location is shown in the map below.
As you get there, you’ll see a man grieving over something. Talk to him to begin.
Find the Book of the Dead
You can find the book hidden in the Necropolis, which is a bandit camp. The location is shown in the map below.
As you get closer, use Senu to find the exact location.
You will see a cave-like entrance at the Necropolis.
There’ll be several bandits around the area. It’s better to kill them stealthily as the arrows really hurt.
Once you’ve cleared the area, get inside the hideout.
You will find some items to loot, and most importantly, the book is inside.
Bring the book to the old man
After getting the book, go back to the old man’s place. The location is shown in the map below.
You will see his daughter instead. Talk to her.
She will tell you that the old man has passed on. Now, get to the Temple of Sekhmet to give the book to his corpse.
As his body is still intact, leave the book there.
The quest completes here.
Reward: 600 XP