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Egyptian mummies

Author: Carol Andrews; British Museum.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1984.
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Explores the reasons why ancient Egyptians mummified their dead; provides information about how mummies were made; and discusses the items and rituals that accompanied the dead to their tombs.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andrews, Carol (Carol A.R.).
Egyptian mummies.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)745692260
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Andrews; British Museum.
ISBN: 0674241525 9780674241527
OCLC Number: 10847326
Notes: On cover: British Museum.
Includes indexes.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Why Mummies? --
2. How Mummies were made --
3. Jewellery and Amulets --
4. Coffins and Sarcophagi --
5. Funerals, Tombs and Burial Equipment --
6. Animal and Historical Mummies --
7. Mummies and Europe.
Responsibility: Carol Andrews.

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Explores the reasons why ancient Egyptians mummified their dead; provides information about how mummies were made; and discusses the items and rituals that accompanied the dead to their tombs.

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