Sheridan, J A (2000) Heaven and hell - and other worlds of the dead. National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh. ISBN 9780756785253

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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.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Theme: Identities and cultural contacts
Department: Archaeology (to 2011)
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Depositing User: Rozalind Speirs
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2012 13:23
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2014 09:30
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/877

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