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Ancient Egyptian culture

Author: Leigh Rockwood
Publisher: New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2014.
Series: Spotlight on ancient civilizations., Egypt.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Ancient Egypt is known in the popular imagination for its hieroglyphics, jewelry, and dazzling treasure-filled tombs. Readers will learn how these products were made through engaging, accessible text. In addition, this book explores the rich culture that produced these objects and will explain how Egypt's religion helped shape its art and politics.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh Rockwood
ISBN: 9781477707630 1477707638 9781477708590 1477708596 9781477708606 147770860X
OCLC Number: 820450706
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ancient Egyptian culture --
Ancient Egyptian creation myths --
Gods and goddesses --
The afterlife --
Architecture and culture --
Rituals --
Magic --
Music and dance --
Art and hieroglyphics --
What remains today.
Series Title: Spotlight on ancient civilizations., Egypt.
Responsibility: by Leigh Rockwood.

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Ancient Egypt is known in the popular imagination for its hieroglyphics, jewelry, and dazzling treasure-filled tombs. Readers will learn how these products were made through engaging, accessible text. In addition, this book explores the rich culture that produced these objects and will explain how Egypt's religion helped shape its art and politics.

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