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151 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt," organized by the Brooklyn Museum from its collections.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-147) and index of illustrations.
Foreword / Arnold L. Lehman -- Preface and acknowledgments / Edward Bleiberg -- A brief chronology of ancient Egypt -- How the ancient Egyptians viewed the animal world / Yekaterina Barbash -- Animal mummies : the souls of the gods / Edward Bleiberg -- The scientific examination of animal mummies / Lisa Bruno -- Appendix : Possible precursors to the animal cults / Yekaterina Barbash.