Opening the Vaults: Mummies at the Field Museum until Sunday April 22nd

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If you enjoyed the exhibit, you might also like these DVDs and books: 



Egypt eternal: quest for lost tombs 


Discovering Egypt 

Time Life’s Lost civilizations 

The mummy 



The mummy congress: science, obsession, and the everlasting dead by Heather Pringle

Temples, tombs, & hieroglyphs: a popular history of ancient Egypt by Barbara Metz  

How the great pyramid was built by Craig B. Smith 

Egypt by DK Eyewitness Travel

The ice maiden: Inca mummies, mountain gods, and sacred sites in the Andes by Johan Reinhard

The Lost Tomb of Viracocha: unlocking the secrets of the Peruvian pyramids by Maurice Cotterell 

Grave secrets of dinosaurs: soft tissues and hard science by Phillip Manning




Crocodile on the sandbank by Elizabeth Peters

Nefertiti: the book of the dead by Nick Drake  

Queen of Kings by Maria Dahvana Headley

The mummy, or Ramses the Damned by Anne Rice