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Chrisp, Peter.

Summary: Examines the mysteries of preserved and buried bodies around the world, with online links to more information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 393,3 Chrisp

Griffey, Harriet.

Summary: Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J393.3 Griffey 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GRI

Iserson, Kenneth V.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Galen Press 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.9 ISE

Harris, Mark (Donald Mark)

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.75 HAR

Nagelhout, Ryan

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 393 NAG

Levin, Dana.

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..."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Poetry Review 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 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

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