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contribution to the study of mummification in Egypt

Sir G. Elliot Smith

contribution to the study of mummification in Egypt

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Published by Institut français d"archéologie orientale in Le Caire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mummies.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. Elliot Smith.
    SeriesMémoires présentés a l"Institut d"Égypte -- t. 5, fasc. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53 p., 30 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19774944M

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A final chapter discusses the future of “biomedical Egyptology” and the desirability of establishing university facilities, such as the. The Scientific Study of Mummies. The fact that bodies decay after death has concerned humans throughout the ages.

Many cultures have attempted to arrest this decay, so that bodies are preserved (or mummified) in a state as near to life as possible, but spontaneously mummified bodies are also found.1/5(2).

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