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The mummy

Author: David Robson
Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2012] ©2012
Series: Monsters and mythical creatures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the legends of mummies, including the history of mummification in ancient Egypt, the myths arising after Egyptian ruin excavations in the twentieth century, and mummies in popular culture.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Robson
ISBN: 9781601521828 1601521820
OCLC Number: 707964160
Description: 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : death to life --
The mummy as monster --
Separating mummy from myth --
Mummy legends and curses --
The mummy and popular culture.
Series Title: Monsters and mythical creatures.
Responsibility: David Robson.

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Describes the legends of mummies, including the history of mummification in ancient Egypt, the myths arising after Egyptian ruin excavations in the twentieth century, and mummies in popular culture.

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