The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies

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Unravel the history behind of one of the most fascinating ancient civilisations with this engaging, entertaining and educational guide to the ancient Egyptians. With a complete rundown of ancient Egyptian history and culture alongside insights in to the everyday lives of the Egyptians, you’ll discover how they kept themselves entertained, the gory details of mummification, the amazing creation of the pyramids, the deciphering of hieroglyphs and much more.

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Overview

Unravel the history behind of one of the most fascinating ancient civilisations with this engaging, entertaining and educational guide to the ancient Egyptians. With a complete rundown of ancient Egyptian history and culture alongside insights in to the everyday lives of the Egyptians, you’ll discover how they kept themselves entertained, the gory details of mummification, the amazing creation of the pyramids, the deciphering of hieroglyphs and much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470065440
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/24/2007
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 638,827
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.39 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

Charlotte Booth, MA, is an Egyptologist, lecturer, and founder of the Essex Egyptology Group.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Introducing the Ancient Egyptians.

Chapter 1: Getting Grounded: The Geography and History of Ancient Egypt.

Chapter 2: Examining the Lives of the Everyday Egyptians.

Part II: Stepping Back in Time.

Chapter 3: Building a Civilisation with Military Might.

Chapter 4: Building the Empire: The Glories of the New Kingdom.

Chapter 5: Looking at the Power Behind the Throne: Royal Women.

Chapter 6: Following the Decline and Fall of the Egyptian Civilisation.

Part III: Living Life to the Full: Culture and Beliefs.

Chapter 7: Enjoying Food and Entertainment.

Chapter 8: Staying Healthy: Diseases and Medicine.

Chapter 9: Worshipping like an Egyptian: Religion.

Chapter 10: Exploring Funerary Beliefs and Mummification.

Part IV: Interpreting Egyptian Art and Architecture.

Chapter 11: Deciphering Egyptian Art and Hieroglyphs.

Chapter 12: Touring the Temples.

Chapter 13: Excavating the Tombs: Houses of Eternity.

Chapter 14: Probing the Pyramids.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Top Ten Breakthroughs in Egyptology.

Chapter 16: Ten Egyptians Worth Knowing.

Chapter 17: Ten Ancient Egyptian Achievements.

Chapter 18: Top Ten Places to Visit in Egypt.

Chapter 19: Ten Key Egyptologists.

Index.

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