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Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself

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by Carmella Van Vleet
 

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ISBN-10: 0977129454

ISBN-13: 9780977129454

Pub. Date: 11/01/2006

Publisher: Nomad Press


From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets, to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians through more than
25 hands-on building projects and activities. Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself gives readers today a chance to experience how the

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From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets, to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians through more than
25 hands-on building projects and activities. Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself gives readers today a chance to experience how the ancient Egyptians lived, cooked, worked, worshipped, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbors through building projects that use common household supplies.

Detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project are combined with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and trivia for the real-life models of each project. Together they give kids a first-hand look at daily life in ancient Egypt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977129454
Publisher:
Nomad Press
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Series:
Build It Yourself Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
633,386
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents


Timeline of Ancient Egypt     iv
Map of Ancient Egypt     vi
Introduction     1
The Foundations of Ancient Egypt     3
Boats     9
Farming     14
Papyrus     19
Homes     25
Bread     34
Games     40
Tunics & Fashion     47
Jewelry     53
Amulets     58
Kohl & Perfume     63
Royal Crook & Flail     68
Pyramids     78
Temples     87
Mummies     96
Hieroglyphs     107
Glossary     115
Resources     119
Index     120

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Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book for my son who is currently obsessed about all things Egypt. I was looking for some activities to further develop his understanding of the culture. This book fit the bill and then some. It is full of great, easy to do, inexpensive ideas that really hit on aspects of the ancient culture. It also has a lot of interesting cultural information that is very reachable for my child to read and understand. An excellent resource, in my opinion.