Mummies and Tombs: Turenne, Napoleon, and Death Ritual

Lindsay, Suzanne Glover
September 2000
Art Bulletin;Sep2000, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p476
Academic Journal
Explores the interplay among tomb design, death ritual and collective memory in France during and after the French Revolution. Exhumation of corpses at Saint Denis in 1793; Design of the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte; Description of the mummy of Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, vicomte de Turenne; Artifacts that are related to the exhumations.


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