Mummy: The Inside Story

Mummy: The Inside Story

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This astonishing book documents the first-ever "virtual mummy," a three-dimensional rendering of the body that can be viewed interactively, repeatedly and from many different angles. In a sequence of dozens of startlingly clear images, readers are taken on a tour inside the "unwrapped" mummy to examine the skull, bones, internal organs, and the entombed objects: a protective amulet and an enigmatic bowl. In the process, we learn the answers to a wide range of questions about Nesperennub: How old was he? What did he look like? What diseases did he suffer from? How was he mummified? Mummy: The Inside Story provides a fascinating glimpse of the potential of modern technology to reshape our understanding of past societies.
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ISBN: 9780810991811

Published Date: November 1, 2004

Publisher: Abrams Books

Language: English

Page Count: 48

Size: 8.27" l x 4.33" w x 0.21" h

Age Classification: Ages 9 to 12