Human Mummification Practices at Ismant El-Kharab

An estimated 169 inhumations were identified in 15 tomb chambers of the west cemetery at the Roman Period site of Ismant el-Kharab (Kellis) in Egypt's Dakhleh Oasis in the western desert. Of these, 50 were in the form of mummified human remains, about half of which represented deliberate, anthropoge...

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Journal Title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Vol. 85; pp. 197 - 210
Authors: Michael Zimmerman, Arthur Aufderheide, Michael Zlonis, Larry L. Cartmell, Peter Sheldrick, Megan Cook, Joseph E. Molto
Format: Article
Language: English
Published: 1999
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