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The ancient Egyptians

Author: David West
Publisher: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The wonders left behind by the ancient Egyptians are some of the most astounding artifacts in the world. People travel thousands of miles for a glimpse of Egypt s Great Sphinx and the pyramids and they flock to nearby museums to see mummies and burial masks. Readers are transported back to the distant past without leaving their seats as they learn about many fascinating features of ancient Egyptian culture. Each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David West
ISBN: 9781482450699 1482450690 9781482450675 1482450674
OCLC Number: 960456775
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Ancient Egyptians were ruled by a pharaoh --
The ancient Egyptians loved hunting --
Farmers farmed on the banks of the Nile River --
The pharaoh was head of the army --
Ancient Egyptians believed in life after death --
The ancient Egyptians built giant tombs --
Priests carried boats during religious festivals --
The ancient Egyptians worshipped many gods --
The ancient Egyptians loved partying --
The ancient Egyptians lived in large families --
Ancient Egyptian artisans were highly skilled --
Cleopatra was one of the last pharaohs --
Glossary.
Responsibility: David West.

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The wonders left behind by the ancient Egyptians are some of the most astounding artifacts in the world. People travel thousands of miles for a glimpse of Egypt s Great Sphinx and the pyramids and they flock to nearby museums to see mummies and burial masks. Readers are transported back to the distant past without leaving their seats as they learn about many fascinating features of ancient Egyptian culture. Each chapter includes a simple craft relating to the discussion. Reed boats, scarab necklaces, and miniature pyramids are just some of the projects that can be completed with a few simple materials. These fun step-by-step activities will provide readers with a tangible link to some of the most essential concepts of Egyptian history. Activities, Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, For Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Step-by-Step Instructions.

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