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Paper, 'Observations on some Egyptian mummies opened in London' by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach

Reference number: L&P/10/81

Date: 15 December 1793

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23 pages in German; two translations into English (14 pages and 10 pages) by Joseph Planta. Includes four figures (attached inside German copy)

Subject: Archaeology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Observations on some Egyptian mummies opened in London'

Read 10 April 1794

Reference number
L&P/10/81
Earliest possible date
15 December 1793
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
47 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Johann Friedrich Blumenbach

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Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Paper, 'Observations on some Egyptian mummies opened in London' by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, 15 December 1793, L&P/10/81, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_10_81/paper-observations-on-some-egyptian-mummies-opened-in-london-by-johann-friedrich-blumenbach, accessed on 22 May 2024

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