Egyptian Mummies

Egyptian Mummies

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Egyptian Mummies is regarded by egyptologists as the classic account of mummification in ancient Egypt. Originally published in 1924, its re-issue in complete form will be welcomed by all those who have sought rare second hand copies in vain. This book provides the most comprehensive account available of the technical processes and materials employed by the ancient Egyptian embalmers together with a historical analysis of their modification throughout the dynastic period.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780710304100
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/13/1990
Series: Library of Archaeology Classics
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The Death and Burial of an Egyptian
3. Egyptian Texts Relating to Embalming
4. Embalming According to Herodotus and Later Authors
5. Mummification in the Old and Middle Empires
6. Mummification in the XVIIIth to XXth Dynasties
7. Mummification in the XXIst Dynasty
8. Mummification from the XXIInd Dynasty to the Decline
9. The Accessories of the Mummy
10. Mummification in Relation to Medicine and Pathology
11. Conclusion
12. The Tomb of Tutankhamen and the Robberies at the Royal Tombs
13. List of the Sovereigns from Seknenre of the XVIIth Dynasty to Ramesses XI of the XXth Dynasty, Indicating Those Whose Mummies or Tombs are Known

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