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The mummy : a history of the extraordinary practices of ancient Egypt

Author: E A Wallis Budge, Sir
Publisher: New York : Bell Pub. Co. : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1989.
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Discusses the history and culture that led to the practice of mummification in ancient Egypt.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E A Wallis Budge, Sir
ISBN: 0517675803 9780517675809
OCLC Number: 19125247
Notes: Reprint, with new foreword. Originally published: 2nd ed. Cambridge : University Press, 1894.
Description: xii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Egyptian race and language --
Land of Egypt --
Egyptian chronology --
History of Egypt --
List of Egyptian dynasties and the dates assigned to them by Egyptologists --
List of Noems of upper and lower Egypt --
List of the cartouches of the principal Egyptian kings --
The Rosetta stone --
An Egyptian funeral --
Mummy, methods of mummifying --
Mummy cloth and Akhmim embroderies --
Canopic jars and the inscriptions upon them --
Chests for Canopic jars --
Book of the dead --
Pillows --
Ushabtiu figures --
Ptah-Seker-Ausar figures --
Sepulcharal boxes --
Funeral cones or models of loaves of bread --
Stelae --
Vases --
Objects for the toilet, mirrors, tweezers, hair-pins, combs, fans, Kohl-pots, oils --
Necklaces, rings, bracelets, etc. --
Scarabs --
their signification --
funeral, ornamental and historica scarabs --
texts engraved on scarabs --
scarabes of Amenophis III --
Phonecian scarabs --
scarabs found at Ialysos, Kamiros, Tharros, Arban, Babylon, etc. --
scarabes by Gnostics --
Amulets --
Figures of the gods --
Figures of animals, etc., sacred to the gods --
Figures of kings and private persons --
Coffins --
Sarcophagi --
Egyptian tombs --
Egyptian writing materials --
Etyptian writing --
Mummis of animals, reptiles, birds, and fishes --
Cippi of Horus --
Egyptian months, and their names, in Coptic, Greeek and Arabic --
List of common Hieroglyphic characters --
List of common determinatives.
Responsibility: E.A. Wallis Budge.

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Discusses the history and culture that led to the practice of mummification in ancient Egypt.

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