Egyptian Mummies, A Very Peculiar History

Egyptian Mummies, A Very Peculiar History

by Jim Pipe
     
 
You can't take it with you - or can you? Discover the grisly process of mummification, from embalming and stuffing the corpse to preparing a home for eternity. This title explores the quirky side of a journey to the afterlife, looking at the myth and the science surrounding Ancient Egyptian burial practices, and the lives of the Gods that inspired them. Full of

Overview

You can't take it with you - or can you? Discover the grisly process of mummification, from embalming and stuffing the corpse to preparing a home for eternity. This title explores the quirky side of a journey to the afterlife, looking at the myth and the science surrounding Ancient Egyptian burial practices, and the lives of the Gods that inspired them. Full of fascinating lists, creepy stories and bizarre trivia, this title is sure to educate as well as entertain, and it includes fact boxes, a full glossary and a map of Ancient Egypt. Gold, guts and gods: what a way to go!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781908177988
Publisher:
Andrews UK
Publication date:
01/12/2012
Series:
A Very Peculiar History
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
526,236
File size:
883 KB

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >