|Dimensions||23 x 29 cm|
The Fitzwilliam Museum
The first major exhibition of the Fitzwilliam’s Bicentenary year in 2016, Death on the Nile reveals and explains the burial practices of ancient Egypt as never before. This beautifully illustrated volume deepens our understanding of the lives and concerns of ancient Egyptians, as they prepared themselves for death, burial and the afterlife. Including essays by leading academics in this field, this volume examines the coffins and other tomb contents in meticulous detail, bringing to life both the practical craftsmanship and the spiritual beliefs of this most intriguing of ancient worlds.