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Mummies, Tombs, and Treasure: Secrets of Ancient Egypt
A fascinating and thorough account of the Egyptian process of mummification and efforts to safeguard places of burial against thieves.
Paperback, 120 pages
Published September 24th 1990 by HMH Books for Young Readers
(first published January 1987)
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Sometimes I fancy myself an amateur Egyptologist (Who am I kidding? I'm a full-pledge delusional) and I do love books on the subject; so when I saw this on the shelf, I had to quickly snatch it up and this little impulse buy did not disappoint. The book was chock full of information about the mummification process, tons of imagery- from drawings, a tombs floor plans and real-life photographs. The book covers practically everything related to Egyptian mummies including the kind of accidental disc ...more
This book is great! It's about ancient Egypt and there mummies. They tell you how they mummify them, why they built mummies, and much more. It also talks about how and where they buried regular people. So far, this is one of the best non-fiction books I ever read! So I highly recommend reading this book, especially if you what to learn about Egyptian Mummies.