every year for the use of the convent, in default of which thea#39; body is taken down and thrown into a charnel-house. ... I AM much indebted to my friend Captain Coke for an account of the modes of embalming practised in the Human empire. ... During his stay in this country Captain Coke had frequent opportunities of witnessing this extraordinary funeral ceremony, and the following is the account given toanbsp;...
|Title||:||History of Egyptian Mümmies, and Account of the Worship and Embalming of the Sacred Animals by the Egyptians (etc.)- London, Longman 1834|
|Author||:||Thomas Joseph Pettigrew|