Mummy

Mummy

by Peter Chrisp

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Overview

Mummy by Peter Chrisp

These cutting-edge reference books have specialized companion Web sites where readers can watch streaming video, explore interactive links, and learn even more from the best sites on the Web-all in a safe, monitored environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756622954
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2007
Series: DK ONLINE
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 10 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


How to use the Web Site     6
World of Mummies     8
The Science of Decay     10
Ancient Egypt     12
Egypt's Pyramids     14
The Mummy Gods     16
The View of Death     18
The Mummy-Makers     20
Masks and Coffins     22
The Funeral     24
Into the Underworld     26
Animal Mummies     28
The Apis Bull     30
Egypt's Last Mummies     32
Tomb Robbers     34
Famous Pharaohs     36
Tutankhamun: The Search     38
The Tomb     40
The Boy King     42
Rediscovering Egypt     44
Mummy Detectives     46
Dating Methods     48
The Oldest Mummies     50
Peruvian Mummies     52
The Inca Empire     54
Inca Ice Mummies     56
Head-Hunters     58
Mexican Mummies     59
An Arctic Mystery     60
Otzi the Iceman     62
A Bog Body     64
Bog Sacrifices     66
Saints and Relics     68
The PalermoMummies     70
The Palermo Catacombs     72
Mammoth Mummies     74
Frozen Tombs     76
Horse Mummies     78
Desert Discoveries     80
Chinese Tombs     82
Self-Made Mummies     84
Modern-Day Mummies     86
Mummies on Display     88
Reference Section
Mummy Timeline     90
Egyptian Dynasties     92
Glossary     93
Index     94
Acknowledgments     96

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