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Life and Times of Takabuti in Ancient EgyptInvestigating the Belfast Mummy$
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Rosalie David and Eileen Murphy

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9781800348585

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2022

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781800348585.001.0001

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Analysis of Takabuti’s Mummification Resin and Packing Material

Analysis of Takabuti’s Mummification Resin and Packing Material

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(p.107) Analysis of Takabuti’s Mummification Resin and Packing Material
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Life and Times of Takabuti in Ancient Egypt
Author(s):

Keith White

Bart van Dongen

Sharon Fraser

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800348585.003.0019

Lipid analyses by gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS; Fig. 1A) of the mummification resin obtained from Takabuti’s neck area indicates a dominance of lipids of plant and/or animal origin. This includes contributions from animal fats or from the breakdown of the mummy tissues themselves (...

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