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Mummies & their mysteries

Author: Charlotte Wilcox
Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses mummies found around the world, including Peru, Denmark, and the Italian Alps, and explains how studying them provides clues to past ways of life.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Wilcox
ISBN: 0876147678 9780876147672 0876146434 9780876146439
OCLC Number: 26632448
Language Note: ESL 081/112.
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Texas Bluebonnet award, 1993-1994
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 22 x 25 cm
Contents: What is a mummy? --
Most famous mummies- Egypt --
Millions of mummies- The Incan Empire --
America's buried treasures- Cave mummies --
Frozen in time- Mummies preserved in ice --
To honor the past- Mummies of the far east --
Bog people- Europe's mystery --
Mummies then and now --
Glossary --
Where to see mummies --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: Mummies and their mysteries.
Responsibility: Charlotte Wilcox.

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Discusses mummies found around the world, including Peru, Denmark, and the Italian Alps, and explains how studying them provides clues to past ways of life.

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