Adventures in the Real World: The Story of Mummies

Adventures in the Real World: The Story of Mummies

by Penny Clarke
     
 

What are mummies? How, why, and where were they made, and who made them? Embalmed, frozen, buried in bogs, or dried by desert winds, corpses from the past tell their own story... a very creepy history!

Read about preserved bodies of all kinds, from the famous mummies of ancient Egypt to the deep-frozen corpses found in the Arctic–from early sacrifices in

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What are mummies? How, why, and where were they made, and who made them? Embalmed, frozen, buried in bogs, or dried by desert winds, corpses from the past tell their own story... a very creepy history!

Read about preserved bodies of all kinds, from the famous mummies of ancient Egypt to the deep-frozen corpses found in the Arctic–from early sacrifices in Central America to people who died in surprisingly recent times. Throughout history, some people have wanted their bodies to survive even after death.

Life after life: heads, hearts, and other organs all have a tale to tell...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435150324
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/29/2013
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,096,132
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
7 Years

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