Encyclopedia of Mummies

Encyclopedia of Mummies

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by Bob Brier, Bob Brier
     
 

Created by both man and nature, the mummy holds the secrets of the past as well as reflections of our phobias and dreams. The Encyclopedia of Mummies reveals the stories of mummies throughout the world and history.

An acclaimed Egyptologist and host of several television specials, Bob Brier examines every type of preserved body from every culture and time period.

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Created by both man and nature, the mummy holds the secrets of the past as well as reflections of our phobias and dreams. The Encyclopedia of Mummies reveals the stories of mummies throughout the world and history.

An acclaimed Egyptologist and host of several television specials, Bob Brier examines every type of preserved body from every culture and time period. From ancient history to today, Egypt to America, this volume details what mummies are, who they were, and how they came to be preserved for later ages to discover.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816031085
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.44(h) x 0.82(d)

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