The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaelogy

The Mummy A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaelogy This fascinating erudite generously illustrated study offers comprehensive and meticulously detailed coverage of mummification processes burial practices and goods ritual texts gods graves coff

  • Title: The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaelogy
  • Author: E.A. Wallis Budge
  • ISBN: 9780486259284
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 .

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    About "E.A. Wallis Budge"

    1. E.A. Wallis Budge

      Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge was an English Egyptologist, Orientalist, and philologist who worked for the British Museum and published numerous works on the ancient Near East.

    602 thoughts on “The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaelogy”

    1. I finished reading this somewhat old-fashioned book today; but although it was written in 1894 (assuming it is the same book as The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology), it must be observed that when one is talking of Ancient Egypt, not a whole lot changes from year to year. I very much enjoyed reading this very thorough book.The author (1857 - 1934) was an Egyptologist of note, and entered the British Museum in 1883 in the recently renamed Department of Egyptian and Assyrian An [...]


    2. Requires a bit of translation to understand, in more then just one way. Due to when it was written, it uses the Greek forms for spelling most names (i.e Amenophis vs Amenhotep). He also includes full passages in French, German, Hebrew I was only able to parse some of those sections, since I'm not well versed in those languages. There wasn't much I didn't know already, but I found how he traces the history of Egypt through the recorded exploits of the pharaohs interesting.


    3. An education work on the funeral practice of the ancient Egyptians. It serves as a study on religious mummification outlining the steps and procedures.



    4. This is my favorite Anne Rice book. I've read it a number of times when I want to "check out" with a sure thing.



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