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Title:
Mummy
Author:
Putnam, James.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2000.
Physical Description:
63 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
Summary:
Documents the history and significance of mummies, both natural and man-made, and describes the principles and ceremonies associated with them.
General Note:
"DK Eyewitness books"--at head of title.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IG 960 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 1.0 13986.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 6.9 7 Quiz: 23650 Guided reading level: NR.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780789458568

9780789458575

9780789465931
Format :
Book

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Summary

Photographed in full color. Unwrap  hair-raising facts about natural and man-made mummies! Here is a look at how bodies were prepared, why ancient cultures made mummies, and how bog and ice mummies were preserved by freak climatic conditions. "A great collection of mummy information and specimens."-- School Library Journal.  


Table of Contents

What are mummies?p. 6
Natural mummiesp. 8
A land lost in timep. 10
The Egyptian Book of the Deadp. 12
Making a mummyp. 14
Wrapping upp. 16
Mummy masksp. 18
Amulets and magic charmsp. 20
Mummy casesp. 23
Into the sarcophagusp. 28
Taking it with youp. 30
Workers for the afterlifep. 32
The mummy and the god Osirisp. 34
The royal mummiesp. 36
The treasures of Tutankhamunp. 38
Curse of the mummyp. 40
Greek and Roman mummiesp. 42
Animal mummiesp. 44
Unwrapping the mummy's secretsp. 48
Mummies of the Andesp. 52
The Icemanp. 56
Bog mummiesp. 58
The mummies of Sicilyp. 60
Other mummiesp. 62

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