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Pharaohs and Embalmers by Anita Ganeri, Ken Scott, Francis Phillips, Luigi Galante

Packed with detailed illustrations, side by side with amusing figures, each book in the All in a Day's Work series will engage young readers like never before. Readers will gain insight into ancient cultures through the eyes of the people who lived and worked in them - a dozen professionals from each culture, ranging from civic leaders, emperors, and pharaohs, to boatmen, soldiers, soothsayers, and charioteers. Each book is meticulously researched with all drawings checked for historical accuracy - thus ensuring that these truly unique books are as educational as they are entertaining.

An insider's look at the jobs people did in Ancient Egypt with imaginary and actual, famous examples interspersed. The book describes the conditions, training, pay, and prospects for each job.

It is hard building the greatest pyramids in the world, but if you are rich you could be a scribe or a doctor. Or how about a top class embalmer always in demand!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872266629
Publisher: School Specialty Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Series: All in a Day's Work Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 18 Years

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