Egyptian Mummies, A Very Peculiar History...

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Author  Jim Pipe
Publisher  Salariya
Publication Date   January 11, 2012
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Pages  192

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You can't take it with you - or can you? Discover the grisly process of mummification, from embalming and stuffing the corpse to preparing a home for eternity. This title explores the quirky side of a journey to the afterlife, looking at the myth and the science surrounding Ancient Egyptian burial practices, and the lives of the Gods that inspired them. Full of fascinating lists, creepy stories and bizarre trivia, this title is sure to educate as well as entertain, and it includes fact boxes, a full glossary and a map of Ancient Egypt. Gold, guts and gods: what a way to go!

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