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Mummies, Gods & Pharaohs (Fandex Family Field Guides)

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Pharaohs, pyramids, gods and goddesses, the Valley of the Queens, the order of the kings, and the 50 sons of Ramesses. Walk with Howard Carter into the tomb of Tutankhamun. Discover the collection of spells, incantations, passwords and advice of The Book of the Dead. Learn the secrets of embalming, including the only vital organ to be left in the preserved body. Illustrating the entries is a rich selection of images drawn from tomb paintings, statues, archaeological finds and museum exhibits.

  • 50 INDIVIDUALLY DIE-CUT CARDS

  • FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT

  • KNOWLEDGE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

  • FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

  • Synopsis:

    Combining 50 individually die-cut cards with full-color illustrations, plus hundreds of intriguing facts, stories, statistics, and trivia, Fandex is the newest breakthrough in information-packed, family publishing.

    Here is a richly visual, handheld guide to King Tut, Egyptology, the great gods, the mysteries of the pyramids, and the truth behind the curse of the mummy. Drawing on the renewed interest in Egyptian archaeology fostered by the recent discovery and ongoing excavation of over 150 tombs in the Valley of the Kings, Mummies,/i> dazzles with hieroglyphs and grave robbers, the Sphinx, Rameses and Howard Carter, Karnak, Thoth, and Thebes.

    Synopsis:

    King Tut, pyramids, curse of the mummy, and the 150 newly discovered tombs in the Valley of the Kings--"Mummies, Gods & Pharaohs" is a handheld guide to the popular mystery and appeal of ancient Egypt. 50 color Fandex cards.

    About the Author

    Ross and Kathryn Petras, brother and sister, are the authors of Age Doesnand#8217;t Matter Unless Youand#8217;re a Cheese(with 160,000 copies in print); The 776 Stupidest Things Ever Saidand The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said calendar (over 3 million copies in print); and the Fabulous Broadscalendar. Ross Petras lives with his family in New Jersey, Kathryn Petras with her husband in Manhattan.Ross and Kathryn Petras, brother and sister, are the authors of Age Doesnand#8217;t Matter Unless Youand#8217;re a Cheese(with 160,000 copies in print); The 776 Stupidest Things Ever Saidand The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said calendar (over 3 million copies in print); and the Fabulous Broadscalendar. Ross Petras lives with his family in New Jersey, Kathryn Petras with her husband in Manhattan.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780761117575
    Author:
    Workman Publishing
    Publisher:
    Workman Publishing
    Author:
    Petras, Kathryn
    Author:
    Petras, Ross
    Subject:
    Anthropology - Cultural
    Subject:
    Archaeology
    Subject:
    Composers
    Subject:
    Social Science - Archaeology
    Subject:
    Children's 9-12 - Archeology / Anthropology
    Subject:
    Social Studies - Archaeology
    Subject:
    Children s-People and Cultures
    Subject:
    JUVENILE NONFICTION / History/General
    Subject:
    JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders
    Edition Description:
    Other
    Series:
    Fandex Family Field Guides
    Publication Date:
    20000431
    Binding:
    HARDCOVER
    Grade Level:
    from 4 up to 12
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    96
    Dimensions:
    10.70x4.30x.89 in. .70 lbs.
    Age Level:
    10-14

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    Product details 96 pages Workman Publishing - English 9780761117575 Reviews:
    "Synopsis" by , Combining 50 individually die-cut cards with full-color illustrations, plus hundreds of intriguing facts, stories, statistics, and trivia, Fandex is the newest breakthrough in information-packed, family publishing.

    Here is a richly visual, handheld guide to King Tut, Egyptology, the great gods, the mysteries of the pyramids, and the truth behind the curse of the mummy. Drawing on the renewed interest in Egyptian archaeology fostered by the recent discovery and ongoing excavation of over 150 tombs in the Valley of the Kings, Mummies,/i> dazzles with hieroglyphs and grave robbers, the Sphinx, Rameses and Howard Carter, Karnak, Thoth, and Thebes.

    "Synopsis" by , King Tut, pyramids, curse of the mummy, and the 150 newly discovered tombs in the Valley of the Kings--"Mummies, Gods & Pharaohs" is a handheld guide to the popular mystery and appeal of ancient Egypt. 50 color Fandex cards.
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