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DK Online Mummy /

by Chrisp, Peter , Published by : DK Publishing , (New York :) Physical details: 89 pages : illustrations, maps, photographs ; 28 cm. ISBN:9780756622954 : . Year: 2007 Item type: Print List(s) this item appears in: Grade 4 Social Studies
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Includes index.

"A fact-packed reference book plus links to safe, homework-helpful web sites"--Cover.

"web-linked DK online"--Cover.

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.

Unravel the mysteries of the mummies, with hundreds of links to the best of the Net. Discusses various types of mummies, including Egyptian pharaohs, bodies preserved in bogs or ice, and the mummies of mammoths in Siberia, and explains ancient and modern methods of preserving bodies.

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