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Eyewitness ancient Egypt

Author: George Hart; Peter Hayman
Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., ©2008.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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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: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Hart; Peter Hayman
ISBN: 9780756637651 0756637651 9780756606527 0756606527 9781405321532 1405321539
OCLC Number: 826438921
Notes: Revised edition of: Ancient Egypt / written by George Hart.
"Discover the Nile valley civilizations--from Pharaoh's court to the daily lives of workers"--Cover.
"Clip-art CD"--Cover.
Accompanying disc entitled: Eyewitness ancient Egypt clip art.
CD-ROM issued in pocket on inside front cover.
Wall chart issued in pocket on inside back cover.
Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations, color map, portraits ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.), 1 wall chart (80 x 57 cm).
Contents: Egypt before the pharaohs --
On the banks of the Nile --
Famous pharaohs --
Royal court --
Preparing for the tomb --
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 --
Egyptian carpenter --
Hunting, fishing, and fowling --
Egyptians at home --
Food and drink --
Song and dance --
Toys and games --
Fabric to finery --
All that glitters --
Adorning the body --
Animals of the Nile valley --
Egypt after the pharaohs --
Did you know? --
Pharaohs --
Find out more --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness ancient Egypt clip art.
Ancient Egypt
Responsibility: written by George Hart ; [photography by Peter Hayman].

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A guide that contains facts and gives various information about Ancient Egypt. It helps see inside the Great Pyramid at Giza and discover how Tutankhamun's tomb was found. It is suitable for projects  Read more...

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