Mummiesby John Malam
All throughout history people have preserved dead bodies. Mummies takes us on a fascinating journey through this gruesome art. See the first mummies, covered in mud and made in South America. Learn how the mummy makers of ancient Egypt removed the insides and prevented bodies from rotting. Discover natural mummies of people, and even ancient animals that have been preserved in ice or in bogs. And see how and where the art of mummy making is still being carried on today.
Meet the Author
John Malam -- Author -- is a best-selling children's author and an experienced archeologist. Dr. Joann Fletcher -- Consultant -- is a professional Egyptologist specializing in mummification.
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