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The Resource Mummy, written by James Putnam ; photographed by Peter Hayman

Mummy, written by James Putnam ; photographed by Peter Hayman

Label
Mummy
Title
Mummy
Statement of responsibility
written by James Putnam ; photographed by Peter Hayman
Title variation
Eyewitness mummy
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the history and significance of mummies, both natural and man-made, and describes the principles and ceremonies associated with them
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Putnam, James
Dewey number
393/.3/0962
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
GT3340
LC item number
.P87 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hayman, Peter
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mummies
  • Embalming
  • Mummies
  • Mummies
  • Embalming
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Mummy, written by James Putnam ; photographed by Peter Hayman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Discover the secrets of mummies - from ancient rites to the preservative powers of sand and ice"--Cover
  • "First published in the United States in 1993"--T.p. verso
  • Accompanied by 1 col. poster (80 x 57 cm.)
  • The accompanying CD-ROM comprises clip-art, and the wall chart comprises facts about mummification history and processes
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 color poster.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are mummies? -- Natural mummies -- A land lost in time -- The Egyptian Book of the Dead -- Making a mummy -- Wrapping up -- Mummy masks -- Amulets and magic charms -- Mummy cases -- Into the sarcophagus -- Taking it with you -- Workers for the afterlife -- The mummy and the god Osiris -- The royal mummies -- The treasure of Tutankhamun -- Curse of the mummy -- Greek and Roman mummies -- Animal mummies -- Unwrapping the mummy's secrets -- Mummies of the Andes -- The Iceman -- Bog mummies -- The mummies of Sicily -- Other mummies -- Did you know?
Control code
1017517
Dimensions
29 cm +
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9780756645410
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009294336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780756645410
  • (OCoLC)233547199
Label
Mummy, written by James Putnam ; photographed by Peter Hayman
Publication
Note
  • "Discover the secrets of mummies - from ancient rites to the preservative powers of sand and ice"--Cover
  • "First published in the United States in 1993"--T.p. verso
  • Accompanied by 1 col. poster (80 x 57 cm.)
  • The accompanying CD-ROM comprises clip-art, and the wall chart comprises facts about mummification history and processes
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 color poster.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are mummies? -- Natural mummies -- A land lost in time -- The Egyptian Book of the Dead -- Making a mummy -- Wrapping up -- Mummy masks -- Amulets and magic charms -- Mummy cases -- Into the sarcophagus -- Taking it with you -- Workers for the afterlife -- The mummy and the god Osiris -- The royal mummies -- The treasure of Tutankhamun -- Curse of the mummy -- Greek and Roman mummies -- Animal mummies -- Unwrapping the mummy's secrets -- Mummies of the Andes -- The Iceman -- Bog mummies -- The mummies of Sicily -- Other mummies -- Did you know?
Control code
1017517
Dimensions
29 cm +
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9780756645410
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009294336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780756645410
  • (OCoLC)233547199

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