Inside the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Inside the Tomb of Tutankhamun

by Jacqueline Morley, John James
     
 

Step inside King Tut's wildly elaborate and fascinating tomb with this richly illustrated and detailed book.

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Overview

Step inside King Tut's wildly elaborate and fascinating tomb with this richly illustrated and detailed book.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 3-7-A fascinating introduction to Egypt at the time of King Tutankhamun's rule. Each spread provides informative and useful details of the culture and society. Beginning with life along the Nile River, the chapters that follow explain the roles of the pharaoh, priests, taxmen, attendants, etc.; how Tutankhamun came to power; and how pharaohs were mummified and buried amidst wealth for the afterlife. Other chapters discuss the life of Howard Carter and how his persistence led him to the hidden and relatively untouched tomb in 1922. The captivating descriptions, drawings, and photos provide a close look into the past that will surely pique the interest of children whether using the text for reports or for pleasure reading. A time line of events surrounding the story of the tomb, a history of ancient Egypt, and a useful index are appended.-Susan Shaver, Hemingford Public Schools, NE Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592700424
Publisher:
Enchanted Lion Books
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Series:
Inside... Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
1,290,699
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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