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Pyramid

Author: James Putnam; Geoff Brightling; Peter Hayman
Publisher: London : DK, 2011.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Presents a photographic introduction to pyramids, explaining what they are, discussing how and when they were built, examining the purpose of pyramids, and looking at different pyramids around the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Putnam; Geoff Brightling; Peter Hayman
ISBN: 9781405345385 1405345381 9780756658328 0756658322
OCLC Number: 713748369
Notes: "Explore the world's pyramids - from the ancient tombs of the pharaohs to Mexico's majestic temples"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm + 1 wallchart.
Contents: What are pyramids? --
Built for a king --
The great Step Pyramid --
The Step Pyramid complex --
First true pyramids --
The pyramids of Giza --
The pharoahs of Giza --
The Great Pyramid --
Inside the pyramid --
Temples and offerings --
The Great Sphinx --
Funeral boats --
Planning the pyramid --
Building in brick and stone --
Tools for building --
The pyramid rises --
A slow decline --
The Middle kingdom revival --
Pyramidions --
Riddles of the pyramids --
Pyramids of Nubia --
Pharoahs of Nubia --
A queen's treasure --
Pyramids of Mexico --
Mayan pyramids --
Aztec pyramids --
the pyramid lives on... --
Did you know? --
Who's who.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness pyramid
Responsibility: written by James Putnam ; photographed by Geoff Brightling and Peter Hayman.

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Shows how the pyramids at Giza have stood for over 4,500 years, the statues of pharaohs and workers and the religious texts written on stone and papyrus. This title helps you to learn about the  Read more...

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