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Heaven and hell - and other worlds of the dead

2000

Abstract

What happens after we die? -- from Egyptian mummies to guardians of ancient tombs; Mexican 'Days of the Dead' skeletons to Mercedez-Benz coffins; Peruvian mummy bundles to Viking boat burials -- this book explores beliefs & practices from around the world & across time. More...It highlights the wealth & diversity of the collections in the National Museums of Scotland. Contributions to the text have come from a range of specialists in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, social history, religion & the arts. The publication distills a vast amount of information in an accessible illustrated format.

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