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    Scarabs: The History, Manufacture and Religious Symbolism of the Scarabaeus in Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, Sardinia and Etruria (Paperback) By (author) Isaac Myer

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    DescriptionThis book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. 1894. Also remarks on the learning, philosophy, arts, ethics, psychology, ideas as to the immortality of the soul, etc. of the ancient Egyptians, Phoenicians, etc. This work is taken in part from an address delivered by Myer before The American Numismatic and Archaeological Society. Contents: Forms of the Word Scarabaeus; Manufacture of the Scarabaei; Method, Period and Antiquity of Engraving the scarab and other forms; The Oldest Scarabs. Classification and value of the scarab to the scholar of today; Where Usually Found and the Mode of wearing scarabs by the Egyptians; The Position of the Scarab in Ancient Egyptian religion and the Book of the Dead; Importance of the Heart in the Ancient Egyptian religion; Forgery of Scarabs in Modern Times; Phoenician Scarabs; and Etruscan Scarabs. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.


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    Title
    Scarabs
    Subtitle
    The History, Manufacture and Religious Symbolism of the Scarabaeus in Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, Sardinia and Etruria
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Isaac Myer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781417947492
    ISBN 10: 1417947497
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Libri: I-HP
    B&T General Subject: 590
    BIC subject category V2: HRAX
    Abridged Dewey: 133
    LC classification: BF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 25
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, OCC028000, REL033000
    Thema V1.0: NHB, QRAX, NHC
    Publisher
    Kessinger Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Kessinger Publishing Co
    Publication date
    30 September 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Kila, MT