Not all ancient bodies decompose and disappear. The Iceman died five thousand years ago. Today, his frozen body has become a murder mystery. Tollund Man was preserved by muddy soil packed with decaying plants. After three thousand years, Tutankhamun, the boy king of Egypt, was still wearing his crown, his body preserved on purpose. Colorful images and lively language provide an in-depth look at the lives and deaths of these fascinating mummies. Additionally, informative sidebars and a Further Reading section with current books and websites encourage further study.