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Egypt : in spectacular cross-section

Author: Stephen Biesty; Stewart Ross; Delia Pemberton; Joann Fletcher
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detailed illustrations with explanatory captions and narrative text survey some sites in ancient Egypt, including the Valley of the Kings, and the harbour at Elephantine.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Biesty; Stewart Ross; Delia Pemberton; Joann Fletcher
ISBN: 0199111774 9780199111770 9780199115099 0199115095
OCLC Number: 60740785
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 29 pages : color illustrations ; 35 cm
Contents: Our journey --
The harbour at Elephantine --
Quarrying at Gebel el-Silsila --
Amun-Ra's temple at Karnak --
The Valley of the Kings --
Deir el-Medina stop-over --
A funeral at Deir el-Medina --
Saqqara's step pyramid --
The fertile Nile --
Rameses's palace at Piramesse.
Responsibility: Stephen Biesty ; text by Stewart Ross ; consultants, Delia Pemberton and Joann Fletcher.

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Written by a master illustrator, this work features the subject of ancient Egypt. It is in the reign of the great god-king Rameses II. Join Dedia accompanies his father - and a couple of troublesome  Read more...

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Stephen Biesty has perfected the art of cross-section, exploiting it to the limit so as to give maximum information without any sense of overload Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian There is plenty of Read more...

 
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