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Mummies and Death in Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Françoise Dunand, Roger Lichtenberg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Today, a good century after the first X-rays of mummies, Egyptology has the benefit of all the methods and means at the disposal of forensic medicine. The 'mummy stories' we tell have changed their tone, but they have enjoyed much success, with fantastic scientific and technological results resolving the mysteries
Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Salima Ikram
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

This well-illustrated book explores all aspects of death in ancient Egypt, including beliefs of the afterlife, mummification, the protection of the body, tombs and their construction and decoration, funerary goods, and the funeral itself. It also addresses the relationship between the living and the dead, and the magico-religious interaction of
Mummies, Death and Life in Ancient Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: James Hamilton-Paterson, Carol A. R. Andrews
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: Viking Press

Examines the mysterious relics of Egypt's past, detailing the chemical processing involved in mummification, discussing superstitions that have persisted through the centuries, and providing photographs, diagrams, and other illustrations
Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: John H. Taylor
Categories: Burial
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

Published to coincide with the opening of the refurbished 'mummy' galleries at the British Museum, this book is a highly illustrated introduction to ancient Egyptian attitudes to death and the dead.
Mummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 470
Authors: Matt Cardin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-17 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Perfect for school and public libraries, this is the only reference book to combine pop culture with science to uncover the mystery behind mummies and the mummification phenomena. • Includes photographs, reproductions of ancient art, images from films and television, and a bibliography to encourage further research • Features profiles