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The Usborne internet-linked encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

Author: Gill HarveyStruan ReidLinda PennyMelissa AlaverdyIan JacksonAll authors
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2001.
Series: Usborne Internet-linked encyclopedia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This lavishly illustrated encyclopedia describes the remarkable history of Ancient Egypt, from its origins as a group of setttlements along the banks of the Nile, to its transformation into one of the world's earliest and greatest civilizations.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Encyclopedias, Juvenile
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gill Harvey; Struan Reid; Linda Penny; Melissa Alaverdy; Ian Jackson; Aziz Khan; Jane Chisholm; Anne Millard; Inklink (Firm : London, England)
ISBN: 0746041985 9780746041987 1580863876 9781580863872 9780746061312 0746061315
OCLC Number: 59502828
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: How the pyramids were built. Who discovered the secret of Egyptian writing. How a woman became pharoah. Why the Egpytians made thousands of cat mummies.
Series Title: Usborne Internet-linked encyclopedia.
Responsibility: Gill Harvey and Struan Reid ; designed by Linda Penny and Melissa Alaverdy ; illustrated by Inklink Firenze, Ian Jackson and Aziz Khan ; edited by Jane Chisholm ; consultant: Anne Millard.

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This volume traces the history of Ancient Egypt, a civilization which lasted over 3000 years. It features photographs of treasures, wall-paintings and mummified bodies, along with reconstructions and  Read more...

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