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Uncovering the culture of ancient Egypt

Author: Alix Wood
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ancient Egypt was a formative civilization in the history of the world. This volume examines the main archaeological sites of ancient Egypt from the predynastic period through the Greco-Roman period, allowing readers to trace the chronological development of the civilization. Readers will marvel at the exciting digs at major temple sitesincluding Valley of the Kings, the Giza pyramids, Karnak Temple, and moreas well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alix Wood
ISBN: 9781508146537 1508146535 9781508146513 1508146519 9781508146520 1508146527
OCLC Number: 922912109
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Ancient Egypt --
Gerzeh Dig --
Pyramids of Giza --
Herakleopolis --
Karnak Temple --
Pharaohs and UFOs --
Tutankhamun's treasure --
Workers' lives --
Queen Hatshepsut --
Saving Abu Simbel --
The code-breaker --
Egyptian garbage --
A sunken city.
Responsibility: by Alix Wood.

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Ancient Egypt was a formative civilization in the history of the world. This volume examines the main archaeological sites of ancient Egypt from the predynastic period through the Greco-Roman period, allowing readers to trace the chronological development of the civilization. Readers will marvel at the exciting digs at major temple sitesincluding Valley of the Kings, the Giza pyramids, Karnak Temple, and moreas well as at the everyday objects ordinary citizens left behind. Highly detailed photographs, exciting fact boxes, maps, and a timeline help readers gain a full understanding of ancient Egypts unique culture.

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