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Sacred Luxuries - Fragrance, Aromatherapy & Cosmetics In Ancient Egypt

£15.99

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The art of modern fragrance making owes a great deal to practices developed in ancient times. Scented matter was highly valued throughout the history of Egypt; the surviving ancient perfume flasks and jars bear witness to the artistry and skill of ancient craftsmen. Egypt was renowned as the source of scents most treasured by ladies in Rome and all around the Mediterranean. Certain preparations can be traced through Greek, Roman and Arab sources through the Middle Ages, some even to the present day. Greek scholars who visited Egypt recorded the plants and recipes in great detail and the author makes good use of that information.

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Author(s):
Lise Manniche
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0953554600
ISBN-13:
9780953554607
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Opus
Title:
Sacred Luxuries: Fragrance, Aromatherapy and Cosmetics in Ancient Egypt

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As new - still in its packaging

The art of modern fragrance making owes a great deal to practices developed in ancient times. Scented matter was highly valued throughout the history of Egypt; the surviving ancient perfume flasks and jars bear witness to the artistry and skill of ancient craftsmen. Egypt was renowned as the source of scents most treasured by ladies in Rome and all around the Mediterranean. Certain preparations can be traced through Greek, Roman and Arab sources through the Middle Ages, some even to the present day. Greek scholars who visited Egypt recorded the plants and recipes in great detail and the author makes good use of that information.

Author(s):
Lise Manniche
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0953554600
ISBN-13:
9780953554607
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Opus
Title:
Sacred Luxuries: Fragrance, Aromatherapy and Cosmetics in Ancient Egypt

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