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Outside and Inside Mummies

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Have you ever wished that you could unwrap a mummy? Imagine examining the skin, bones, even muscles and organs of a person who lived thousands of years ago! Cutting-edge technology is revealing more than ever before about these amazing relics from human history. Modern crime lab technology can reveal whether a mummy was killed or died of natural causes. X-rays can help us
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Walker Childrens
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May 07, 2008 Amber rated it really liked it
Outside and Inside Mummies is a fascinating book for kids all about mummies.

There are all sorts of new technologies that have been developed recently, which reveal many new details and information that we never knew before.

For example, scientists were able to determine that Pharaoh Ramses I was about 45 when he died, and they also discovered that the Iceman (Oetzi) that was found in the Austrian Alps in 1991 fought in a battle before his body was frozen! They were even able to tell what season i
Markle explains how modern technology is used to examine mummies without cutting or destroying them. Technology can be used to determine a mummy’s identity and solve the mystery of the person’s death. Scientists also study mummies to investigate health conditions that affect ancient and modern people to try to find ways to help people today. The book also has a “Make Your Own Mummy” how-to page (using an apple).

This picture book takes a new perspective on mummies by linking them to modern scien
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Oct 13, 2013 Ralf Urbach rated it liked it
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Great informative book on mummies. My son who has a stigma about mummies now has a different attitude, I think as far as I know. The real pictures and photos really went along with a teaching aid for us. Probably a little older reading than for a 5 yr old, but very educational.
Erica Leach
Oct 16, 2013 Erica Leach rated it did not like it
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It was vey graphic and had actual pictures of mummies. I think it startled me by the graphic pictures. I did not enjoy this book.
Dont think mummys are real and never wil....!!
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Sandra Markle is the author of more than two hundred children's books, which have won numerous awards, including Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, IRA/CBC Children's Choice, NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Books for Children, NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended, and ALA Notable Books for Children. She lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida and frequently travels to schools sharing her program "Sandra Markle's Boo ...more
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