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Bury the Dead

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Ceremonies for the dead have always fascinated people of all ages. Now, discover the ancient rituals of the Neanderthals, Egyptians, Mayan, Sythians and others of burying their dead and what they meant for the living. Children will learn how archaeologists gain knowledge of the ceremonies through studying remains and graves of long dead humans. 64 pages with full color pictures and illustrations throughout.

  • Ages 10 to 14
  • 64 pages; full-color illustrations and photographs
  • Hardcover
  • © 2002

"An exceptionally handsome book…the lucid text discusses the why of funeral rites and internment and then presents a vista of burials…this title will prove irresistible."—starred review, School Library Journal

  • School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
  • Booklist Editor's Choice for Youth
  • New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

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