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. Mummified animals are of four different types: food offerings, pets, sacred animals, and votive offerings. For the first time, a series of studies on the different types of animal mummies, the methods of mummification, and the animal cemeteri...
Hardcover: 264 pages
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press (April 1, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 9.7 x 1 x 7.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 2578074
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reviews: Ikram is sensational. The diversity of information found in this book is wonderful. The book is an excellent source for animal cult studies and animal mummification with color photos and multiple illustrations....
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