Mummies of the World. Wieczorek & Rosendahl. New with Dust Cover.
If you recognize the cover of this book, you already know how difficult it is to acquire at an affordable price . . or just to find.
This compelling book provides a historical, cultural and scientific look at mummies and mummification. As a companion catalogue to the Mummies of the World exhibition, this book features mummies from a variety of natural environments and several cultures from Asia, Oceania, South America, Europe and Ancient Egypt.
The book reveals not only many of the techniques that ancient cultures used to preserve the bodies of the dead, but also the many natural processes leading to the preservation of bodies in desert sands, ice, acidic bogs, etc.
New hard cover in dust cover. 2010. 384 pages. Nearly 30 scientific essays and unbelievable photographs and illustrations.
For the Serious Collector.