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Review: An Abstract of a Book

Reviewed Work: Nekpokhaeia: Or, The Art of Embalming; wherein is shewn the Right of Burial and Funeral Ceremonies, especially that of Preserving Bodies after the Egyptian Method. Together with an Account of the Egyptian Mummies, Pyramids, Subterranean Vaults and Lamps, and their Opinion of the Metempsychosis, the Cause of their Embalming: As also a Geographical description of Egypt, the Rise and Course of the Nile, the Temper, Constitution and Physick of the Inhabitants; their Inventions, Arts, Sciences, Stupendious Works and Sepulchres, and other curious Observations any ways relating to the Physiology and Knowledge of this Art. Part I. Illustrated with a Map and fourteen Sculptures by Tho. Greenhill
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Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775)
Vol. 24 (1704 - 1705), pp. 1101-2109
Published by: Royal Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/103008
Page Count: 9
Subjects: General Science Biological Sciences Mathematics
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