Mummies exposed!

Published 2019
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Just when you think that you know everything there is to know about mummies, new ones are discovered! Packed with facts but light in tone, this book introduces young readers to the most compelling examples of mummies from all over the world. There are many books about Egyptian mummies, but Mummies exposed! goes beyond what you expect and uncovers both old favorites and recent discoveries; among them a Moche princess in Peru, the bog people of England and Ireland, and a Buddhist monk discovered within a sculpture! Featuring the most contemporary research, a touch of humor, and full-color illustrations, this exciting read is perfect for curious young minds.

x, 194 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
What's behind curtain number one?
The moche mommy and many more mummies
Ötzi the Italian iceman
Boggy bodies in tanning beds
Arm tattoo in inky blue : the Altai princess
Sick : mummy medical mysteries
Material girl in the afterlife : China's Lady Dai
High and dry : the Inca children
The meditating monks : hiding in plain sight
Wrap-up : the good, the not as good, and the infamous.
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