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Mummies, bones & body parts

Author: Charlotte Wilcox
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner ; London : Turnaround, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The study of human remains is covered, including material on how death is treated in various cultures, embalming practices, & the work of archaeologists & anthropologists.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Wilcox
ISBN: 1575054868 9781575054865
OCLC Number: 45648043
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 24 cm
Contents: Long rest --
Looking after the dead --
How old are they? --
What killed them? --
Who were they? --
What to do with mummies and bones --
Glossary --
Selected bibliography --
Resources on mummies --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Charlotte Wilcox.

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The study of human remains is covered, including material on how death is treated in various cultures, embalming practices, & the work of archaeologists & anthropologists.

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