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Ancient Egypt

Author: George Hart
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, ©2000.
Series: Dorling Kindersley eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A photo essay on ancient Egypt and the people who lived there, documented through the mummies, pottery, weapons, and other objects they left behind. Describes their society, religion, obsession with the afterlife, and methods of mummification.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Pictorial works
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Hart
ISBN: 0789457849 9780789457844 0789465728 9780789465726
OCLC Number: 44668961
Notes: Includes index.
Credits: Photographs by Peter Hayman.
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Egypt before the pharaohs --
On the banks of the Nile --
Famous pharaohs --
Royal court --
Preparing for the tomb --
Everlasting bodies --
Journey to the afterlife --
Great pyramids --
Valley of the Kings --
Gods and goddesses --
Magic and medicine --
Priests and temples --
Sacred rituals --
Scribes and scholars --
Writing --
Weapons of war --
Sailing on the Nile --
Buying and selling --
An Egyptian carpenter --
Hunting, fishing, and fowling --
Egyptians at home --
Food and drink --
Song and dance --
Toys and games --
From fabric to finery --
All that glitters --
Adorning the body --
Animals of the Nile valley --
Egypt afther the pharaohs.
Series Title: Dorling Kindersley eyewitness books.
Responsibility: written by George Hart.

Abstract:

A photo essay on ancient Egypt and the people who lived there, documented through the mummies, pottery, weapons, and other objects they left behind. Describes their society, religion, obsession with the afterlife, and methods of mummification.

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