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Ancient Egypt

Author: Judith Simpson; George Hart
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Barnes & Noble Books, 2003.
Series: Discoveries (St. Leonards, N.S.W.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the land, history, and civilization of Ancient Egypt.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Simpson; George Hart
ISBN: 0760750688 9780760750681
OCLC Number: 54099868
Notes: Includes index and glossary.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
Contents: Ancient world: Black and the red --
Power of the pharaohs --
God-kings --
Social order --
People's gods --
Serving the gods --
World beyond: Preparing for the afterlife --
Mummies in the making --
Journey to Osiris --
Set in stone --
Building a pyramid --
Valley of the kings --
Great temples --
Living in the past: River of three seasons --
Working the land --
Family life --
Dressing up --
Writing and education --
Healing and magic --
Making things --
Artists at work --
Feasts and festivals --
Foreign affairs: Trade and tribute --
Defending the kingdom --
Collapse of an empire --
Discovering Ancient Egypt --
Dynasties of Ancient Egypt --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Discoveries (St. Leonards, N.S.W.)
Responsibility: consulting editor George Hart ; [text Judith Simpson].

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Describes the land, history, and civilization of Ancient Egypt.

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