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Mummy

Author: Peter Chrisp
Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., 2004.
Series: E.guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Examines the mysteries of preserved and buried bodies around the world, with online links to more information.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Chrisp
ISBN: 0756607604 9780756607609
OCLC Number: 54677727
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 89 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: How to use the web site --
World of mummies --
Science of decay --
Ancient Egypt --
Egypt's pyramids --
Mummy gods --
View of death --
Mummy-makers --
Masks and coffins --
Funeral --
Into the underworld --
Animal mummies --
Apis bull --
Egypt's last mummies --
Tomb robbers --
Famous pharaohs --
Tutankhamun: Search --
Tomb --
Boy king --
Rediscovering Egypt --
Mummy detectives --
Dating methods --
Oldest mummies --
Peruvian mummies --
Inca empire --
Inca ice mummies --
Head-hunters --
Mexican mummies --
Arctic mystery --
Otzi the iceman --
Bog body --
Bog sacrifices--
Saints and relics --
Palermo mummies --
Palermo catacombs --
Mammoth mummies --
Frozen tombs --
Horse mummies --
Desert discoveries --
Chinese tombs --
Self-made mummies --
Modern-day mummies --
Mummies on display --
Reference section --
Mummy timeline --
Egyptian dynasties --
Glossary --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: E.guides.
Responsibility: written by Peter Chrisp.

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Examines the mysteries of preserved and buried bodies around the world, with online links to more information.

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