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XVIII. Account of the Examination of the Mummy of Pet-maut-ioh-mes, brought from Egypt by the late John Gosset, Esq. and deposited in the Museum in the Island of Jersey. By T. J. Pettigrew, Esq. F.R.S., F.S.A., F.L.S., &c
There are few subjects within the range of archæological inquiry which present to us greater interest than that which arises from a consideration of the antiquities of Egypt, and particularly of those points which bear reference to the religion, the ceremonies, and the customs of the ancient Egyptians in connexion with the dissolution of the body, and the modes adopted to arrest the progress of decay. The reasons which induced them to take such extraordinary care in the preservation of thedoi:10.1017/s0261340900012121 fatcat:uc3dtfabvffzjjx37qmcclh6va