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Gifts & Deals
Mar 30, 2009
| ISBN 9780756645410
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Mar 30, 2009 | ISBN 9780756645410 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Help your child learn all about mummies using this fact-packed guide. Let your child be an eyewitness to the amazing secrets of ancient mummies from different countries and cultures—from the chemicals Egyptians used to embalm the dead of Egypt to the artifacts buried with bodies to take into the afterlife; let your child learn all about the varied and fascinating ways people have preserved the dead in bogs, sand, and ice.The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.
James Putnam has been a Visiting Scholar in Museum Studies at New York University and Curator of the Contemporary Arts and Cultures Program at the British Museum.
"A great collection of mummy information and specimens."–School Library Journal.
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