Ancient Egypt

Overview

Contents: The Ancient Egyptian World (The development of archaeology); Unlocking the Language (The Rosetta Stone, Scribes and scholars); Mummies and the Afterlife (The royal tomb at Deir el-Bahri, Making a mummy); The Pyramid Builders (The Great Pyramid at Giza, Pyramid designers and builders); Pharaohs and Government (The Valley of the Kings, Tutankhamen’s treasures, Egyptian society); Temples and Gods (The great temple complex at Karnak, Priests and worshippers); Everyday Life of the Wealthy (The tomb of ...
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Overview

Contents: The Ancient Egyptian World (The development of archaeology); Unlocking the Language (The Rosetta Stone, Scribes and scholars); Mummies and the Afterlife (The royal tomb at Deir el-Bahri, Making a mummy); The Pyramid Builders (The Great Pyramid at Giza, Pyramid designers and builders); Pharaohs and Government (The Valley of the Kings, Tutankhamen’s treasures, Egyptian society); Temples and Gods (The great temple complex at Karnak, Priests and worshippers); Everyday Life of the Wealthy (The tomb of Nebamun, Pastimes, Fashion); Everyday Life of the Workers (The workers’ village of Deir el-Medina, People at work, Farming and food); Archaeology Today, Timeline of Ancient Egypt, Timeline of Egyptian Archaeology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403454560
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Series: Excavating the Past Series
  • Edition number: 2005
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,374,611
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Table of Contents

The Ancient Egyptian World 4
The development of archaeology 6
Unlocking the Language 8
The Rosetta Stone 9
Egyptian scribes and scholars 10
Mummies and the Afterlife 12
The royal tomb at Deir el-Bahri 12
Making a mummy 14
The Pyramid Builders 16
The Great Pyramid at Giza 16
Pyramid designers and builders 18
Pharaohs and Government 20
The Valley of the Kings 20
Tutankhamen's treasures 22
Finding out about the pharaoh 24
Temples and Gods 26
The great temple complex at Karnak 26
Priests and worshipers 28
Everyday Life of the Wealthy 30
The tomb of Nebamun 30
Pastimes 32
Fashion 34
Everyday Life of the Workers 36
The workers' village of Deir el-Medina 36
People at work 38
Farming and food 40
Archaeology Today 42
Timeline of Ancient Egypt 44
Timeline of Egyptology 45
Glossary 46
Further Reading 47
Index 48
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