Egyptian Mummies

My latest review, Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt, appears on K. Kris Hirst’s archaeology site, again. Named for a famous Agatha Christie mystery, Death on the Nile covers two millennia of construction methods for Egyptian mummies. Explaining the changes over time, the authors base heavily illustrated articles on Egyptian mummy coffin collections at Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam Museum and other museums.

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