Mummy (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

Mummy (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

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by James Putnam
     
 

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Here is an exciting and informative guide to mummies, both natural and embalmed. Color photographs of preserved bodies -- from a hunter who froze to death 5,300 years ago to the mummy of Ramesses the Great -- offer a unique view of how and why mummification developed.  See more details below

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Here is an exciting and informative guide to mummies, both natural and embalmed. Color photographs of preserved bodies -- from a hunter who froze to death 5,300 years ago to the mummy of Ramesses the Great -- offer a unique view of how and why mummification developed.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Debra Briatico
This magnificent photo-essay documents the history and significance of natural and man-made mummies. The author describes the principles and ceremonies associated with these preserved bodies and presents information about mummy cases and buried treasures, the afterlife, royal mummies (Egyptian, Greek and Roman), the Egyptian Book of the Dead, animal mummies, bog mummies, and much more. Part of the "Eyewitness Books" series.
From the Publisher
"A great collection of mummy information and specimens."—School Library Journal.  

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756607074
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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