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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE AFTERLIFE : Deciphering the Past from Tombs, Graves and Mummies by  Tony Allan - First Edition - 2004 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE AFTERLIFE : Deciphering the Past from Tombs, Graves and Mummies

by Allan, Tony

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good +


London: Duncan Baird Publishers, 2004. 160pp., colour frontis, plus colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Matt-illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, small, soft crease to head. " . . . offers a worldwide survey of some of the most intriguing enigmas posed to us across many centuries by death and the afterlife - and by more than 35 specific cases, all described in depth . . . Ranging across cultures, the book casts new light on the beliefs, rituals, hopes and fear of different peoples - from the Germanic and Celtic warrior peoples of northern Europe to the imperial dynasties of ancient China . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 970g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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