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Divine creatures : animal mummies in Ancient Egypt

Author: Salima Ikram
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, cop. 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The invention of mummification enabled the ancient Egyptians to preserve the bodies not only of humans but also of animals, so that they could live forever. This book draws together studies on the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [Études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salima Ikram
ISBN: 9774248589 9789774248580
OCLC Number: 493381114
Description: 1 vol. (XX-257 p.) : ill. en noir et en coul., cartes, plans ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Salima Ikram.

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