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Modern mummies : the preservation of the human body in the twentieth century.

Author: Christine Quigley
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For many, a mummy is an Egyptian pharaoh, wrapped in cloth, found in a pyramid by archaeologists. This book tells the stories about the famous and the not-so-famous mummies, along with a broader look  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Quigley
ISBN: 9780786428519 0786428511
OCLC Number: 913576029
Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

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"detailed study...incorporates carnival mummies, religious incorruptibility, freak accidents, mortuary science, and cryogenics"--C&RL News; "choc-full of riveting posthumous Read more...

 
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