Athanasii Kircheri è Societ. Jesu, Sphinx mystagoga : sive Diatribe hieroglyphica qua mumiae, ex Memphiticis Pyramidum adytis erutae, & non ita pridem in Galliam transmissae, juxta veterum Hieromystarum mentem, intentionemque, plena fide & exacta exhibetur interpretatio : ad inclytos, abstrusiorumque cognitionum peritia instructissimos Galliae philologos directa.

Creator:
Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680
Ussé, Cht̂eau d'
Published/Created:
Amstelodami :
ex officina Janssonio-Waesbergiana,
anno MDCLXXVI.
Physical Description:
8 p.l., 72, [6] p. : illus., 5 pl. (3 fold.) ; 38 cm.
Notes:
Printer's device on the title page with motto: Vivitur ingenio.
Interpretation of the hieroglyphics traced on two "enveloppes de momies" brought from Egypt and preserved at the Château d'Ussé in Touraine. Another edition (with imprint : Romæ, ex typographia Vitalis Mascardi) published in the same year. cf. A. de Backer, Bibliothèque des écrivains de la Compagnie de Jésus, 1853, 1. sér., p. 431.
Signatures: +-++4A-K4 (K4 blank).
Bound with his Turris Babel ... Amstelodami, M DC LXXIX.
Variant Titles:
[Sphinx mystagoga]
Sphinx mystagoga.
Topics:
Inscriptions, Egyptian
Mummies
Topics:
Egypt--Antiquities
Language:
Egyptian (Ancient)
Latin
Genre:
engravings (AAT)
Historiography
illustrations (AAT)
Languages (Study discipline)
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Books, Journals & Pamphlets
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Bg4 +679k
Orbis Record:
1315678
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1464395
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
10267687
PID:
digcoll:3747768

Number of Pages: 2
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