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The Resource Divine creatures : animal mummies in ancient Egypt, edited by Salima Ikram

Divine creatures : animal mummies in ancient Egypt, edited by Salima Ikram

Label
Divine creatures : animal mummies in ancient Egypt
Title
Divine creatures
Title remainder
animal mummies in ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
edited by Salima Ikram
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The invention of mummification enabled the ancient Egyptians to preserve the bodies not only of humans but also of animals, so that they could live forever. This book draws together studies on the different types of animal mummies, the methods of mummification, and the animal cemeteries located at sites throughout Egypt
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
  • 393.30932
  • 932
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • DT62.M7
  • N372.4
LC item number
  • D58 2005
  • Ik7d
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ikram, Salima
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mummified animals
  • Animal remains (Archaeology)
  • Animal remains (Archaeology)
  • Mummified animals
  • Egypt
  • Mumie
  • Tiere
  • Ägypten
Target audience
specialized
Label
Divine creatures : animal mummies in ancient Egypt, edited by Salima Ikram
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-257)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Divine creatures: animal mummies / Salima Ikram -- Manufacturing divinity: the technology of mummification / Salima Ikram -- The sacred animal necropolis at North Saqqara: the cults and their catacombs / Paul T. Nicholson -- Bull cults / Aidan Dodson -- The cats of the goddess Bastet / Alain Zivie and Roger Lichtenberg -- Tuna al-Gebel: millions of ibises and other animals / Dieter Kessler and Abd el Halim Nur el-Din -- The cult and necropolis of the sacred ram at Mendes / Susan Redford and Donald B. Redford -- Sobek, Lord of the Land of the Lake / Edda Bresciani -- Protecting pets and cleaning crocodiles: the Animal Mummy Project / Salima Ikram
Control code
645822737
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 257 pages, [20] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781936190010
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645822737
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Divine creatures : animal mummies in ancient Egypt, edited by Salima Ikram
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-257)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Divine creatures: animal mummies / Salima Ikram -- Manufacturing divinity: the technology of mummification / Salima Ikram -- The sacred animal necropolis at North Saqqara: the cults and their catacombs / Paul T. Nicholson -- Bull cults / Aidan Dodson -- The cats of the goddess Bastet / Alain Zivie and Roger Lichtenberg -- Tuna al-Gebel: millions of ibises and other animals / Dieter Kessler and Abd el Halim Nur el-Din -- The cult and necropolis of the sacred ram at Mendes / Susan Redford and Donald B. Redford -- Sobek, Lord of the Land of the Lake / Edda Bresciani -- Protecting pets and cleaning crocodiles: the Animal Mummy Project / Salima Ikram
Control code
645822737
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 257 pages, [20] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781936190010
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645822737
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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