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

Authors: Liu-Perkins, Christine.
Call number: j931 LIU
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, c2014.
Publication date: c2014.
Subject: Excavations (Archaeology) -- China -- Changsha (Hunan Sheng) -- Juvenile literature.
Tombs -- China -- Changsha (Hunan Sheng) -- Juvenile literature.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- China -- Changsha (Hunan Sheng) -- Juvenile literature.
Treasure troves -- China -- Changsha (Hunan Sheng) -- Juvenile literature.
Material culture -- China -- Changsha (Hunan Sheng) -- Juvenile literature.
Mawangdui Site (China) -- Juvenile literature.
Changsha (Hunan Sheng, China) -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature.
China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D. -- Juvenile literature.
Title: At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui / Christine Liu-Perkins ; with illustrations by Sarah Brannen.
Physical description: 80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Contents note: 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.
Summary note: "...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 note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-79) and index.
Added author: Brannen, Sarah S., ill.
ISBN: 9781580893701 (hbk.)
1580893708 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2012024630
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1506698
Bib No.: 1506698

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