A mystery from the mummy-pits : the amazing journey of Ankh-Hap / Frank L. Holt.

Author
Holt, Frank Lee [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2024.
Description
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Series
Oxford scholarship online. [More in this series]
Summary note
This text recounts the eventful life of Ankh-Hap, a Ptolemaic-era mummy seized in the nineteenth century from infamous mummy-pits of Egypt. In piecing together Ankh-Hap's story, including details of his life in Egypt and the journey his mummy took to and through America, A Mystery from the Mummy-Pits provides a fascinating glimpse into a dark chapter of mummy history.
Notes
Also issued in print: 2024.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience
Specialized.
Source of description
Description based on online resource and publisher information; title from PDF title page (viewed on October 2, 2023).
Contents
  • Cover
  • A Mystery from the Mummy-Pits
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • 1. The Mystery Begins
  • 2. A Life and Death in Egypt
  • 3. Coming to America
  • 4. Mummies of the Imagination
  • 5. The Mummy-​Pits of Egypt
  • 6. A Relic in the Restroom
  • Appendix 1: Houston Mummy Research Program Volunteers
  • Appendix 2: Henry Ward's Peruvian Mummies
  • Notes
  • Glossary of Gods and Technical Terms
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index.
ISBN
  • 0-19-769407-1
  • 0-19-769405-5
  • 0-19-769406-3
OCLC
1394992322
Doi
  • 10.1093/oso/9780197694046.001.0001
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