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The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaelogy (original 1893; edition 1989)

by E. A. Wallis Budge

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Title:The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaelogy
Authors:E. A. Wallis Budge
Info:Dover Publications (1989), Paperback, 576 pages
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The Mummy: A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt by E. A. Wallis Budge (1893)

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2006 one of the better books this year ( )
  amazon59 | Oct 4, 2009 |
Reprint of a classic by Budge, a pioneering Egyptologist. He covers all of the rituals associated with the process of mummification and burial in the religion of the Ancient Egyptians based on tomb illustrations and artifacts recovered through archaeology. ( )
  drj | Jul 9, 2008 |
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Over three thousand years, the dream of the afterlife became a prime focus of society in ancient Egypt. They believed proper preparation determined successful transition of the soul.
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This fascinating, erudite, generously illustrated study offers comprehensive and meticulously detailed coverage of mummification processes, burial practices and goods, ritual texts, gods, graves, coffins, the Book of the Dead, and much more.

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

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