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Mummification - a book by Wood, Alix


Mummification( )
Author: Wood, Alix
Illustrator: Wood, Alix
Series title:Why'd They Do That? Strange Customs of the Past Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.50
Book Description:

Mummification was a complicated process. In Egypt, brains were dragged with a hook through the body's nose, and organs were put in jars to bury alongside the body! Why would anyone want to do that? Many civilizations believed in an afterlife and thought that a body should remain in a good condition to travel there. Egyptians were well known for their mummies, but many other civilizations practiced the art, too. China, South America, Italy, and the Canary Islands all have mummies. Some...
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