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Chungará (Arica)

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BRIER, Bob  and  WADE, Ronald S.. SURGICAL PROCEDURES DURING ANCIENT  EGYPTIAN MUMMIFICATION. Chungará (Arica) [online]. 2001, vol.33, n.1, pp.117-123. ISSN 0717-7356.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-73562001000100021.

The authors attempted to replicate Egyptian mummification with a human cadaver. In a previous paper, the authors reported their findings on the use of natron in ancient mummification. This paper discusses the surgical procedures used in evisceration during mummification

Keywords : Egypt; experimental archaeology; mortuary practices.

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