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FOOD AND FUNERALS SUSTAINING THE DEAD FOR ETERNITY
FOOD AND FUNERALS SUSTAINING THE DEAD FOR ETERNITY

Author(s): Salima Ikram
Subject(s): Archaeology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: food; offering; offering list; fish; beer; meat; poultry; funeral; death; burial; meal; ancient Egypt; mummy

Summary/Abstract: Offerings of food play a crucial role in Egyptian funerary religion from the very earliest period well into the Roman era. Different types of food offerings from the Old Kingdom will be discussed, with a focus on the Old Kingdom and offerings from the Polish excavations at West Saqqara.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: XX
  • Page Range: 361-372
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: English