Book ID: 105786
Osiris - Bibliography of the Plants of Egypt and Related Subjects. 2012. 230 p. 4to. Paper bd.
Since science was requested to assist Egyptology, the study of ancient Egyptian plants made a leap forward. This book incorporates almost 2400 references on the subject, the largest number ever assembled. These references are covered by author, thereafter by classification codes depending on sub-subject:010 - Flora [General]: (011 Ecology /012 - Archaeobotanical reports ) // 020 - Flora [by species] // 030 - Agriculture and 063 - Resins / 064 - Wood / 065 - Garlands and bouquets066 - Basketry,ropes and shoes / 067 Inks /068 - Pigments & Dyes /069 - Oils & fats ) // 070 - Medecine //080 - Poisons and drugs // 090 - Perfumes and cosmetics //100 Varia (101 Aphrodisiacs /102 - Magic and cult /103 - Trade and Exploration)/ - The present study aims to provide Egyptologists and researchers interested in the plants of ancient Egypt with an adequate tool to orientate or update themselves in the increasingly numerous publications on this fascinating field.