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Mummification and Death Rituals of Ancient Egypt

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Three of the grandest of all the pyramids built by the pharaohs of Egypt still stand on the Giza Plateau. These monuments serve as reminders of their builders but also of the glory and grandeur that was ancient Egypt. The Ancient Egyptian Wonders series introduces readers to some of the most wondrous aspects of early Egyptian life and civilization. Lively narrative, engrossing facts, and quotes from experts and ancient texts will appeal to both student researchers and casual readers. A visual chronology, source ...

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Overview

Three of the grandest of all the pyramids built by the pharaohs of Egypt still stand on the Giza Plateau. These monuments serve as reminders of their builders but also of the glory and grandeur that was ancient Egypt. The Ancient Egyptian Wonders series introduces readers to some of the most wondrous aspects of early Egyptian life and civilization. Lively narrative, engrossing facts, and quotes from experts and ancient texts will appeal to both student researchers and casual readers. A visual chronology, source notes, a bibliography for further research, and index provide additional tools for readers and report writers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781601522542
  • Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2012
  • Series: Ancient Egyptian Wonders Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 1,022,703
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 1200L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

A Timeline of Ancient Egypt 4

Introduction: Life, Death, Rebirth 6

Chapter 1 The Evolution of Ritual 10

Chapter 2 Mummification 26

Chapter 3 The Two Journeys 41

Chapter 4 The Fates of the Mummies 56

Source Notes 70

For Further Research 73

Index 75

Picture Credits 79

About the Author 80

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