Tombs, Graves and Mummies: 50 Discoveries in World Archaeology

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Bodies and graves present a unique and exciting aspect of archaeology. Bodies, such as those from Pompeii or the Iceman provide uswith a snapshot, a freeze frame of a moment in the distant past, whereas graves with their goods and evidence of ritual illuminate the lives and society of our ancestors. Continent by Continent Tombs, graves & Mummies moves from Lucy, the 3 million year old australopithecine from Ethiopia to the fate of the Romanova at the hands of the Bolsheviks in 1918, from the Chinchorro mummies ofNorthern ...

Tombs, Graves and Mummies: 50 Discoveries in World Archaeology 1998, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated, London

ISBN-13: 9780753801277

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