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Death and burial in ancient Egypt

Author: Salima Ikram
Publisher: Harlow : Longman, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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 these two in ancient Egyptian culture."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ikram, Salima.
Death and burial in ancient Egypt.
Harlow : Longman, 2003
(OCoLC)653366898
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salima Ikram
ISBN: 0582772168 9780582772168
OCLC Number: 49692145
Description: x, 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The history and land of Egypt --
Beliefs in the afterlife --
Mummification --
Animal mummies --
Funerary equipment and provisioning the dead --
The tomb --
Funerals, mortuary cults, the living and the dead.
Responsibility: Salima Ikram.

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"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 these two in ancient Egyptian culture."--Jacket.

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