An Ancient Egyptian Herbal

An Ancient Egyptian Herbal

Book - 2006
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Revised edition. A reconstructed herbal of 95 species of plants and trees known to be used before, during and after the pharaonic period in Egypt. The author, a skilled Egyptologist, draws on classical and other texts, and explains the special properties of each plant, quoting authentic recipes for cosmetics and remedies. This updated edition includes an extended section on perfume, which draws on the latest research into the ingredients and uses of Egyptian scents.
Publisher: British Museum Press,� London : 2006
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780714119748
0714119741
Branch Call Number: ANF 615.32109032 MANN
Characteristics: 184 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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