Reference numberCLP/22i/68
TitlePaper, Account of the first volume of the 'Art of Embalming' by Thomas Greenhill
Date1 November 1705
DescriptionNotes that Greenhill is a surgeon. Describes his book, also known as 'Nekpokhdeia'. Concerns the right of burial and funeral ceremonies, especially that of preserving bodies according to the Egyptian method. Covering letter from Greenhill is attached.

Subject: Anthropology, Medicine
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1704.0001
Account printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society volume 24 issue 302 (1705)
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