Mummies Unwrapped

£11.99

What is a mummy? How exactly were they made? And is there really such a thing as a mummy’s curse? Find out the answers to these questions and many more, in this gruesome guide to the mummification process. Filled with grisly detail, you’ll uncover secrets of the embalmers, tales of the tomb robbers and even what happened when pets were mummified!

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Unwrap the mysteries of ancient Egyptian mummies in this fascinating gift book from the British Museum

What is a mummy? How exactly were they made? And is there really such a thing as a mummy’s curse? Find out the answers to these questions and many more, in this gruesome guide to the mummification process. Filled with grisly detail, you’ll uncover secrets of the embalmers, tales of the tomb robbers and even what happened when pets were mummified! Meet some famous mummies from around the world, from Tutankhamun to the ‘unlucky mummy’, and find out what happened when archaeologists discovered mummies thousands of years after they were buried . . .

With a glorious gold foil cover and quirky colour illustrations on every page, children aged 7+ will enjoy learning lots more about mummies!

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Weight 0.49 kg
Dimensions 29.6 × 25.8 × 1 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

27

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

393.3 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J