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The mummy : unwrap the ancient secrets of the mummies' tombs

Author: Joyce A Tyldesley
Publisher: London : Carlton, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the history of Egyptian mummies from the dynastic age to the present day. Discusses customs and techniques of mummification as well as how the media has influenced the general public's belief about the practice.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyldesley, Joyce A.
Mummy.
London : Carlton, 1999
(OCoLC)606484348
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce A Tyldesley
ISBN: 1858687144 9781858687148 1858687713 9781858687711
OCLC Number: 44015238
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The second death --
The art of embalming --
The fate of the pharaohs --
Animal mummies --
The curse of the mummy's tomb --
Star of page and screen --
Unwrapping the mummy.
Responsibility: Joyce A. Tyldesley.

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From the science of embalming to the damning curses that surround some of the tombs, Tyldesly offers a highly readable and spectacularly illustrated story of Egyptian mummies. 139 photos, many in  Read more...

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