ΝΕΚΡΟΚΗΔΕΙΑ; Or, the Art of Embalming; by Thomas Greenhill

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Author Greenhill, Thomas, 1681-1740?
LoC No. 08008273
Title ΝΕΚΡΟΚΗΔΕΙΑ; 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 Physic of the Inhabitants, Their Inventions, Arts, Sciences, Stupendous Works and Sepulchres, and Other Curious Observations Any Ways Relating to the Physiology and Knowledge of This Art.
Alternate Title Nekrokedeia
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Language English
LoC Class RA: Medicine: Public aspects of medicine
Subject Embalming -- Early works to 1800
Subject Burial -- Early works to 1800
Subject Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Early works to 1800
Subject Mummies -- Early works to 1800
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EBook-No. 57829
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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