The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies

The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies

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by Charlotte Booth
     
 

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Includes information on key archaeological discoveries

Unravel over 3,000 years of fascinating history

This lively guide walks you through the world of the ancient Egyptians and reveals intriguing insights into their history and culture along the way. Inside you'll find stories of kings and their harems, epic buildings, incredible art, fascinating

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Includes information on key archaeological discoveries

Unravel over 3,000 years of fascinating history

This lively guide walks you through the world of the ancient Egyptians and reveals intriguing insights into their history and culture along the way. Inside you'll find stories of kings and their harems, epic buildings, incredible art, fascinating funerary rites, and mysterious mummies – all helping you to make a connection with this ancient civilisation and the colourful individuals who created it. It's a journey you won't forget!

  • Egyptian funerary rites and mummification
  • How to decipher hieroglyphs
  • The history behind the monuments and the personalities who built them
  • Important religious and cultural beliefs
  • Key Egyptologists and archaeological discoveries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119998358
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/16/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
550,661
File size:
10 MB

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