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Unwrapping the Past
“The mummy—there is a strange feeling of admiration and astonishment—an undefinable compound of pleasure and pain—that pervades [the] breast, on beholding this relic of by-gone ages. It seems as if a new perception were imparted to the mind—new emotions arise—and thoughts, which never filled the sensorium before, come thronging upon us. It is as if a strange key were given us by some shadowy being,... Read more »
Graeco-Roman accounts of Egypt, from the history of Herodotus to the satires of...
In August 1838, the distinguished Scottish artist David Roberts embarked on an...
This proposal was printed for George Gliddon in order to solicit ticket sales...
George Gliddon had these small handbills printed by Jared Craig in Philadelphia...
This brightly painted coffin belonged to Pa-ib, a priest of the god Min (a god...
Human and animal mummies have been studied intensively since Napoleon's...
The presidential election of 1876 was one of the more controversial votes in...
When Thomas Joseph Pettigrew published his monumental treatise on mummies in...
Two books by Albert Gayet are bound in The Text Album: Antinoé et les...
In 1922, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon brought Tutankhamun to the world and...