Issue 4, 2021
А. О. Kitova
Bal'zamirovanie v drevneegipetskom pogrebal'nom obriade (po materialam grobnitsy TT-23 v Luksore) [Embalming in Ancient Egyptian funeral rite (according to materials from TT 23 in Luxor)]
Basing on mummified remains from the Theban Tomb 23 (Luxor) peculiarities of embalming dead bodies in Ancient Egypt are studied. Connection between the way of cleaning cavities and specifics of using embalming solutions for treatment of them and skin of the deceased is traced. Correlation of these three features might indicate social status of people buried on the necropolis.
Ancient Egypt, Luxor, tomb of Tjay, TT 23, mummy, mummification, embalming.
Original language — Russian.
Referring: Kitova А. О. Embalming in Ancient Egyptian funeral rite (according to materials from TT 23 in Luxor) [in Russian] // Egypt and neighbouring countries 4 (2021): 63–70. DOI: 10.24412/2686-9276-2021-00024.
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