At Home in Her Tomb: Lady Dai and the Ancient Chinese Treasures of Mawangdui

by Liu-Perkins, Christine
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ISBN: 9781580893701

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Unearth the mysteries of the Mawangdui tombs and take a sneak peek at life in Han dynasty China

This middle-grade chapter book unearths one of China's top archaeological finds of the last century. Miniature servants, mysterious silk paintings, scrolls of long-lost secrets, and the best preserved mummy in the world (the body of Lady Dai) are just some of the artifacts that shed light upon life in China 2200 years ago. Illustrations include archival photographs as well as gorgeously rendered illustrations of Lady Dai's life.

Back matter includes historical notes on the Qin and Han Dynasties, a time line, glossary, author's note, bibliography, quotation sources, and an index.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Author: Liu-Perkins, Christine
  • ISBN: 9781580893701
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 9.40 x 0.50
  • Number Of Pages: 80
  • Publication Year: 2014

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