Impregnation is an essential part of mummification

Tomov, Nikola (2021). Impregnation is an essential part of mummification. Anatomical record: advances in integrative anatomy and evolutionary biology, 304(3), pp. 518-519. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 10.1002/ar.24455

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A contemporary prospective experiment, recreating ancient Egyptian practice, demonstrates morphological alterations during mummification. However, in order to emulate the process from antiquity, the conclusive step of mummification – impregnation – has to be taken into account. The present commentary gives a perspective on this topic.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Anatomy

UniBE Contributor:

Tomov, Nikola Stefanov

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1932-8486

Publisher:

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Language:

English

Submitter:

Nikola Stefanov Tomov

Date Deposited:

29 Jun 2020 15:09

Last Modified:

17 Feb 2021 01:31

Publisher DOI:

10.1002/ar.24455

PubMed ID:

32445508

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.144651

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/144651

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