Encyclopedias, Companions & General Histories
Encyclopedia of Ancient History
See the sections on hygiene, diagnosis, disease, medicine and public health.Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt
See the sections on mummification, disease, medicine and deformity.Ancient Egypt, Companion to
See chapter 21 on science and technology.Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient EgyptCambridge Ancient HistoryA comprehensive ancient history in fourteen volumes spanning prehistory to late antiquity. 21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook
See chapter 33 on paleopathology and anthropology.Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying
See the essay on mummification.Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience
Includes essays on mummies of ancient Egypt, ancient Egyptian beliefs and traditions, and Egyptian perceptions of death.Cambridge World History of Human DiseaseScience and Its Times
Includes essays on doctors, drugs and death in ancient Egypt, mummies and embalming.Access Science (McGraw-Hill)
Includes articles about paleopathology and bioarcheology.
searches in the Library's catalog are good starting points when first exploring a topic. Search results can be narrowed with facets
such as topic, era, language
. Facets are located on the right hand side of the results screen.Selected books and articles on mummies and mummification
in the Falvey collection.
Subjects: paleopathology and mummies
Subjects: radiography and mummies
Subjects: diseases and mummies
Keywords: Egypt* and mummi*WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.WorldCat Step-by-Step
is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.E-ZBorrow and Interlibrary LoanInterlibrary loans are only available for books and journals which are not owned by Falvey. The E-ZBorrow service can be used for books which the library owns, but which are currently checked out. E-ZBorrow books are provided by a local library network and tend to arrive faster than interlibrary loans.
Trying to decipher a journal abbreviation?
Here is a handy list of journal abbreviations for classical and medieval studies journals courtesy of Indiana University Libraries.
JSTOR is an archive of important core journals in the humanities. Current content is not available. JSTOR indicates which years are covered.
The Advanced Search feature has journal limits by discipline such as Classical Studies and Archaeology. You can further limit to keywords in title, abstract, or author field. Item type, language and publication date range are other available search limits.
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PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers. Click for downloadable instructions.
Quick search for scholarly journal articles across disciplines. Don't forget to limit search results to articles from peer-reviewed journals. While it doesn't provide access to everything the library has to offer, it is an excellent starting point for your searches.
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