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The Resource At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui, Christine Liu-Perkins ; with illustrations by Sarah Brannen

At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui, Christine Liu-Perkins ; with illustrations by Sarah Brannen

Label
At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui
Title
At home in her tomb
Title remainder
Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui
Statement of responsibility
Christine Liu-Perkins ; with illustrations by Sarah Brannen
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"...Unearths the mysteries of the Mawangdui (mah-wahng-dway) tombs, 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 during the Han dynasty."--Amazon.com
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui, Christine Liu-Perkins ; with illustrations by Sarah Brannen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-79) and index
Contents
Introduction: Face-to-Face with Lady Dai -- Excavation of a Time Capsule -- The Mysterious Cadaver -- A House Underground -- All the Comforts of Home -- Lady Dai's Silk Treasures -- Library of Silk and Bamboo -- Conclusion: Time Capsule of Mawangdui -- Historical Note: Legacy of the Qin and Han Dynasties -- Time Line of the Qin and Early Han Dynasties
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9781580893701
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012024630
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)798437853
  • (OCoLC)ocn798437853
  • 638054
Label
At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui, Christine Liu-Perkins ; with illustrations by Sarah Brannen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-79) and index
Contents
Introduction: Face-to-Face with Lady Dai -- Excavation of a Time Capsule -- The Mysterious Cadaver -- A House Underground -- All the Comforts of Home -- Lady Dai's Silk Treasures -- Library of Silk and Bamboo -- Conclusion: Time Capsule of Mawangdui -- Historical Note: Legacy of the Qin and Han Dynasties -- Time Line of the Qin and Early Han Dynasties
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9781580893701
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012024630
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)798437853
  • (OCoLC)ocn798437853
  • 638054

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