Ancient Egypt (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

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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. ...

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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!

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  • ISBN-13: 9780789457851
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1960
  • Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 10.54 (h) x 0.29 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2009

    Informative and Interesting

    As a homeschooling mom, this is a great book to engage children in learning about the ancient Egyptians. It's informative, interesting and precise. My children actually enjoyed reading it! So did I!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2008

    Wonderful

    This book explains Ancient Egypt. It is most definitly outstanding.

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