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Ancient Egypt (DK Eyewitness Books)

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Publisher Comments:

Discover the Nile valley civilizations — from the riches of the pharaoh's court to the daily life of priests and workers. A detailed look at life in Egypt — from the pharaoh and his courtiers, through the mystical rites of the priests, to the world of the workers in the fields. Featuring stunning items from the tomb of Tutankhamun and jewelry from the royal palaces, Eyewitness Ancient Egypt shows how Egyptian palaces, Eyewitness Ancient Egypt shows how Egyptian nobles lived. Find out how they prepared for the afterlife and what food, clothes, weapons, and even toys ordinary people enjoyed. See the mummies of priests and kings, fruit that is more than 3,000 years old, the treasures of the pharaohs and the weapons of an Egyptian soldier. Learn why even cats and dogs were mummified, why the pharaohs were buried with boats and statues, why brave Egyptian soldiers had medals in the shape of flies and how the doctors of Egypt healed the sick. Discover what was inside the Great Pyramid at Giza, how Tutankhamun's tomb was found, what games Egyptian children played, what went on in the temples of Ancient Egypt and how hieroglyphics were deciphered. And much, much more!

Synopsis:

From the splendor of the pharaoh's court to the everyday life of ordinary people, the great civilization of the Nile valley is revealed in page after page of dramatic photos of the objects they left behind: human and animal mummies, reed brushes, children's pull-toys, and more. Full-color photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789457844
Author:
Hayman, Peter
Author:
Hayman, Peter
Author:
Harrt, George
Author:
DK Publishing
Author:
Hart, George
Publisher:
DK CHILDREN
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
History - Ancient
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Children's Reference
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Ancient
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
Hardcover Original Titles
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books
Publication Date:
20000614
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
11.34x8.83x.41 in. 1.17 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Children's » Nonfiction » Eyewitness
Children's » Nonfiction » World History » General
Children's » Science and Nature » Series » Eyewitness
History and Social Science » World History » Ancient History

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"Synopsis" by , From the splendor of the pharaoh's court to the everyday life of ordinary people, the great civilization of the Nile valley is revealed in page after page of dramatic photos of the objects they left behind: human and animal mummies, reed brushes, children's pull-toys, and more. Full-color photos.
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