The Mummy in Ancient Egypt

The Mummy in Ancient Egypt

Equipping the Dead for Eternity

Book - 1998
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Mummies have gripped the popular imagination through highly publicized discoveries and macabre horror movies. But for the ancient Egyptians, mummification and a full set of magical machinery including a tomb, a sarcophagus, masks, amulets and canopic jars was essential to secure eternal life. This work comprises a survey of the entire panoply of Egyptian burial equipment over 3,000 years.
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1998
ISBN: 9780500050880
Branch Call Number: 932 Ikr
Characteristics: 352 p. : ill. (some col.), maps
Additional Contributors: Dodson, Aidan 1962-


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