The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology
University Press, 1925 - 513 pages
A discussion of funerary procedures in ancient Egypt, covering mummification, burial practices, ritual texts, tombs and coffins, and other topics, and including background on Egyptian history and religion, a chart of the hieroglyphic alphabet, and other resources.
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