Cover of: Mummy | Peter Chrisp

Mummy

1st American ed.

Published by DK Pub. in London, New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Describes mummies found in various parts of the world includeing the insides of mummies of all kinds, how mummies were prepared, and examines the evidence about their cultures' beliefs in an afterlife.

About the Edition

Describes mummies found in various parts of the world includeing the insides of mummies of all kinds, how mummies were prepared, and examines the evidence about their cultures' beliefs in an afterlife.

Table of Contents

How to use the Web site
World of mummies
The science of decay
Ancient Egypt
Egypt's pyramids
The mummy gods
The view of death
The mummy-makers
Masks and coffins
The funeral
Into the underworld
Animal mummies
The Apis bull
Egypt's last mummies
Tomb robbers
Famous pharaohs
Tutankhamun: the search
The tomb
The boy king
Rediscovering Egypt
Mummy detectives
Dating methods
The oldest mummies
Peruvian mummies
The Inca Empire
Inca ice mummies
Head hunters
Mexican mummies
An Arctic mystery
Otzi the iceman
A bog body
Bog sacrifices
Saints and relics
The Palermo mummies
The Palermo catacombs
Mammoth mummies
Frozen tombs
Horse mummies
Desert discoveries
Chinese tombs
Self-made mummies
Mummies on display.

Edition Notes

On cover: Google.

"The book that's online--with a dedicated Web site and all the latest links"--Cover.

Includes index.

Series
E.guides
Genre
Juvenile literature.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
393/.3
Library of Congress
GN293 .C56 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination
96 p. :
Number of pages
96

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23067862M
Internet Archive
mummy0000chri
ISBN 10
0756607604
ISBN 13
9780756607609
LC Control Number
2004005203
OCLC/WorldCat
54677727
Library Thing
2462002
Goodreads
1036357
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