The Best Book of Mummies

Author: Steele, Philip
Publisher: Kingfisher Books, 1998
Reading Level: ages 4 to 8

From the City of the Dead to the Valley of the Kings, this colourful collection of mummies and coffins brings to life the mysteries of Ancient Egypt.

The Canopic Equipment of the Kings of Egypt

Author: Dodson, Aidan
Publisher: Kegan Paul, 1994

From the co-author of "The Mummy in Ancient Egypt. Equipping the Dead For Eternity" comes this scientific study about the chests and vessels that were used to contain the mummified organs of the deceased kings.

Conversations with Mummies: New Light on the Lives of Ancient Egyptians

Author: David, Rosalie
Publisher: William Morrow & Company, 2000

David describes how modern-day research on mummies has revealed many facts about life and death in Ancient Egypt.

Egyptian Mummies

Author: Andrews, Carol
Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1998

An interesting overview of mummification and mummies in Ancient Egypt.

Egyptian Mummies: A Pop-up book

Author: Polk, Milbry
Publisher: Dutton Books 1997
Reading Level: ages 9 to 12

From the mysteries of the pyramids to the rites of a god's temple, this book explores one of the most fascinating periods of history.

Egyptian Mummies: Unravelling the Secrets of an Ancient Art

Author: Brier, Bob
Publisher: Quill, 1996

Amateur-Egyptologist Bob Brier describes in detail his first-hand examination of the mummification process. First-hand, because he himself mummified the body of a human being, thus testing the old theories and descriptions of this process.

The Encyclopedia of Mummies

Author: Brier, Bob
Publisher: Facts on File, 1998

By defining the term in its broadest sense to include both those mummies created by natural means and those formed by artificial means, author Brier has produced a volume to meet a growing interest.


Authors: Milton, Joyce - Swan, Susan
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, 1996
Reading Level: ages 4 to 8

This book provides a first look at Egypt's ancient mummies, filled with lesser-known, up-to-date information that discusses the mysteries of how and why mummies were made and what they can tell us today.

Mummies: Life After Death in Ancient Egypt

Author): Germer, Renate
Publisher: Prestel, 1997

German Egyptologist Renate Germer examines mummies and Ancient Egyptian beliefs in life after death.

Mummies, Tombs and Treasure: Secrets of Ancient Egypt

Author: Perl, Lila
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1987
Reading Level: ages 9 to 12

A fascinating and thorough account of the Egyptian process of mummification and efforts to safeguard places of burial against thieves. Text and photographs examine the mummies and tombs of ancient Egypt.

The Mummy

Author: Tyldesley, Joyce
Publisher: Carlton Books, 1999

Tyldesley provides a look beyond the mummy's bandages.

The Mummy in Ancient Egypt. Equiping the Dead For Eternity

Authors: Ikram, Salima - Dodson, Aidan
Publisher: Thames and Hudson, 1998

Working from the mummy outwards, the authors reveal the evolution of methods for treating the body, wrapping it, adorning it and sheltering it. A fascinating account of mummification in Ancient Egypt.

Secrets of the Mummies: Uncovering the Bodies of Ancient Egyptians

Author: Tanaka, Shelley
Publisher: Hyperion Press, 1999
Reading Level: ages 9 to 12

Text, illustrations, and colour photographs provide accurate information about myriad aspects of mummies.

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