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

At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui, Christine Liu-Perkins ; illustrated by Sarah S. 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 ; illustrated by Sarah S. 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
  • Presents the mysteries of the Mawangdui tombs, one of China's top archaeological finds of the last century, shedding light upon life in China during the Han dynasty. --Publisher's description
Summary
Presents the mysteries of the Mawangdui tombs, one of China's top archaeological finds of the last century, shedding light upon life in China during the Han dynasty
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Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2014
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10301528
Cataloging source
DLC
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Liu-Perkins, Christine
Dewey number
931.215
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS797.52.M393
LC item number
L58 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1110
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brannen, Sarah S
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Material culture
  • Treasure troves
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Tombs
  • Mawangdui Site (China)
  • Changsha (Hunan Sheng, China)
  • China
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui
Label
At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui, Christine Liu-Perkins ; illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-79) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Glossary
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781580893701
Lccn
2012024630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o798437853
  • (OCoLC)798437853
Label
At home in her tomb : Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui, Christine Liu-Perkins ; illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-79) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Glossary
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781580893701
Lccn
2012024630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o798437853
  • (OCoLC)798437853

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