Summary: Examines the mysteries of preserved and buried bodies around the world, with online links to more information.
Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2004
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 393,3 Chrisp
Summary: Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2013
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J393.3 Griffey 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GRI
Summary: Follows families who found in "green" burial a more natural, more economic, and ultimately more meaningful alternative to the tired and toxic send-off on offer at the local funeral parlor. Eschewing chemical embalming and fancy caskets, elaborate and costly funerals, they have embraced a range of natural options, new and old, that are redefining a better American way of death.
Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.75 HAR
Summary: From organs in jars to modern embalming, this series offers full-color photographs and lots of information about the various processes that have helped preserve the dead for centuries.
Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 393 NAG
Summary: In Lenin's Bath, a doctor reflects: "Soaking in his vat of embalming / fluid, Lenin looks restful, / meditative, a high / official in his bath / in his dacha, far away / from the controlled air / of the mausoleum, / the schoolchildren filing past..."
Publisher / Publication Date: American Poetry Review 1999
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 LEV
Summary: After he died, Akhenaten was declared a heretic and an attempt was made to wipe out all traces of his reign. Did the Egyptian high priests also destroy the mummies of the pharaoh and Nefertiti? This fascinating program traces the discovery by Richard Lepsius in the 19th century of Akhenaten's city at Amarna, Akhet Aten, and the search for the mummies of the heretic king and queen. Could...
Format: software, multimedia
Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006