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Bury the dead : tombs, corpses, mummies, skeletons & rituals

Author: Christopher Sloan; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the customs and practices related to burial that have existed from ancient times to the present.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sloan, Christopher.
Bury the dead.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2002
(OCoLC)607833118
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Sloan; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 0792271920 9780792271925
OCLC Number: 48579116
Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Why people bury their dead --
First burials --
Egypt prepares for the afterlife --
Golden tombs of the Amazons --
Ghost soldiers of the emperor --
Tombs of the Moche lords --
Reading our own remains.
Responsibility: by Christopher Sloan ; foreword by Bruno Frohlich.
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Kids are intrigued by death and the rituals that surround it in various cultures. Sloan feeds this fascination with the latest scientific information and shows what archaeologists learn from studying  Read more...

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