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The 5,000-year-old puzzle : solving a mystery of ancient Egypt

Author: Claudia Logan; Melissa Sweet
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of Dr. George Reisner's 1925 discovery and excavation of a secret tomb in Giza, Egypt, based on archival documents and records, but told through the fictionalized experiences of a young boy who accompanies his father on the dig.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Logan; Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 0374323356 9780374323356 0789426358 9780789426352
OCLC Number: 45008636
Notes: "A Melanie Kroupa Books."
"With the cooperation of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston."
Description: 41 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Other Titles: Five-thousand-year-old puzzle
Responsibility: by Claudia Logan ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
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An account of Dr. George Reisner's 1925 discovery and excavation of a secret tomb in Giza, Egypt, based on archival documents and records, but told through the fictionalized experiences of a young boy who accompanies his father on the dig.

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"Gripping and entertaining . . . The author . . . explains everything from mumification to the tools of an archeologist's trade to ancient grave robbing. The artist's own paintings . . . share space Read more...

 
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