Mummies Made in Egypt

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Aliki describes and illustrates the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.

Describes the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.

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Overview

Aliki describes and illustrates the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.

Describes the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.

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Editorial Reviews

New York Times
A fine source (describes Egyptian gods and goddesses of the dead; explains the symbols and foundation of the belief in the afterlife; (and presents the elaborate rituals (and methods of mummification. . . . The art is stunning, the text uncompromisingly informative and clear".
Children's Literature - Debra Briatico
Using simple language and detailed, labeled illustrations, this book explains the step-by-step process involved in preserving the dead. In addition to describing the methods and rituals involved in mummification, the author also discusses Egyptian gods and goddesses of the dead and the symbols and foundation of the Egyptian belief in the afterlife.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064460118
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/1985
  • Series: Trophy Nonfiction Book Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 199,590
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 810L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.07 (d)

Meet the Author

Aliki has been delighting her many fans since her first book was published. A longtime resident of New York City, she now lives in London.

Aliki's books for young readers include All by Myself!, Digging Up Dinosaurs, Fossils tell of Long Ago, How a Book Is Made, Mummies Made in Egypt, My Feet, My Five Senses, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Zoo, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and William Shakespeare & the Globe.

Aliki has been delighting her many fans since her first book was published. A longtime resident of New York City, she now lives in London.

Aliki's books for young readers include All by Myself!, Digging Up Dinosaurs, Fossils tell of Long Ago, How a Book Is Made, Mummies Made in Egypt, My Feet, My Five Senses, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Zoo, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and William Shakespeare & the Globe.

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  • Posted January 9, 2010

    Outstanding book for the classroom

    This is a beautifully illustrated, detail-rich book perfect for any classroom doing a lesson on Egyptian mummies. It would be appropriate for grades 6-12.

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