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Author Liu-Perkins, Christine.

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

Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 931.215 LIU    Available
Description 80 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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 -- Glossary.
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.
Study Program Accelerated Reader 7.7
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.
Added Author Brannen, Sarah S., ill.
ISBN 9781580893701 (reinforced for library use)
1580893708 (reinforced for library use)
9781607346159 (ebook pdf)
160734615X (ebook)
9781607346159 (ebook)

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