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Egyptian mummies

Author: Carol Andrews; British Museum.
Publisher: London : Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by the British Museum Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Andrews answers your questions about mummies, the religious beliefs which lay behind this practice, how animals came to be embalmed, and the role assumed by Egyptian mummies in European culture and mythology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Andrews; British Museum.
ISBN: 0714121398 9780714121390 0674013913 9780674013919
OCLC Number: 40429797
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: On cover: British Museum.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Why mummies? --
How mummies were made --
Jewellery [i.e. jewelry] and amulets --
Coffins and sarcophagi --
Funerals, tombs, and burial equipment --
Animal and historical mummies --
Mummies and Europe.
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Carol Andrews presents an illustrated account of how mummies were made, the religious beliefs which lay behind this practice, the ornate coffins and elaborate tombs which housed the bodies and the  Read more...

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