Bury the Dead

Bury the Dead

Tombs, Corpses, Mummies, Skeletons, & Rituals

By Christopher Sloan; Bruno Frohlich (Illustrator); Bruno Frohlich (Introduction by)

National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9780792271925, 64pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2002

Kids are intrigued by death and the rituals that surround it in various cultures. Sloan feeds this fascination with the latest scientific information and shows what archaeologists learn from studying the remains and graves of long-dead humans. Close-up photos examine tombs, mummies, skeletons, and other archaeological finds. Full color.

About the Author
Christopher Sloan is Senior Editor for Art at "National Geographic magazine, where he guides the work of artists on projects ranging from dinosaurs to the frontiers of space. He is also the magazine's specialist for paleobiology. Sloan is the author of several children's books.