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Egyptian Mummies: Unraveling the Secrets of an Ancient Art by  Bob Brier - First Edition Thus, First Printing - 1999 - from Gilt Edge Books and Biblio.co.uk

Egyptian Mummies: Unraveling the Secrets of an Ancient Art

by Brier, Bob

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London: Brockhampton Press, 1999. Egyptologist Bob Brier gives the complete historical context of ancient culture and a contemporary interpretation and synthesis of it. He illuminates their mysteries, myths, sacred rituals, and heiroglyphic writing and brings the ancients to life. Everything you wanted to know and more. Eleven very interesting chapters, epilogue, notes, selected bibliography, index and 121b/w figures that accompany text. An example of what the reader will find here: The most complete analysis of the art of mummification ever given.... a comprehensive listing and description of the known royal mummies, their subsequent unwrappings, x-rayings and cat scans and where they are housed today.... stories of grave robbers and stolen mummies.... etc. An immaculate copy in an immaculate price-intact dust jacket.. ISBN: 1-86019-920-8. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/NEW. Bob Brier Egyptologist + Royal Mummies + King Tatankhamens Tomb + Grave Robbers + Stolen Mummies + Egyptian Culture + History + Egypt + Paleopathology + Rames The Great.

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