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    Oils & Perfumes of Ancient Egypt (Spiral bound) By (author) Joann Fletcher


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    DescriptionWhat kind of massage oil did Cleopatra prefer? Which Pharaoh burned lotus oil to perfume his chambers? Aromatherapy and fragrance enthusiasts can find out in this unique gift set, which brings ancient Egyptian scents to the 20th century by providing a selection of authentic essential oils ready to be enjoyed.The ancient Egyptians had an array of oils and perfumes for every occasion and purpose, both in this life and the next. Joann Fletcher discusses the fascinating evidence about their bath and body care and looks at the different therapeutic and pleasurable ways in which these essences were used.Finally, Fletcher suggests a number of methods with which modern fragrance-lovers can indulge themselves, ancient Egyptian style.

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    Oils & Perfumes of Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joann Fletcher
    Physical properties
    Format: Spiral bound
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 60 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    ISBN 13: 9780810936973
    ISBN 10: 0810936976

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    BIC subject category V2: HBJH
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BIC subject category V2: VXHC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, HEA003000
    B&T Merchandise Category: NBK
    BISAC V2.8: HEA029000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DT62.T5 F55 1999
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHC, NHG, WJH, VXHC
    Imprint name
    Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
    Publication date
    01 June 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York