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The idea of life after death was extremely important to the ancient Egyptians. The pyramids themselves were designed as great tombs for the early pharaohs, and every Egyptian wanted to be buried with enough equipment to help him or her in the next life.

This book discusses in detail how a mummy was made, what kinds of rituals were carried out by priests, and how people [and
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 1998 by Hoopoe Books (first published 1998)
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From her website at http://www.salimaikram.com/

Egypt Archaeologist, Author and Professor

Salima Ikram is a leading expert on animal mummies. As founder and co-director of the Animal Mummy project at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, she has emerged as one of the leading scholars in Egyptian funerary archaeology. Combining an interest in and understanding of the past with a passion of preserving it for
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