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Author Tyldesley, Joyce A.

Title Egypt / Joyce Tyldesley.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2007]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 932 TYL    DUE 10-03-19
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Description 64 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Series Insiders.
Note Includes index.
Contents A long history -- The gift of the Nile -- Timeline of Ancient Egypt -- The ancient Egyptian social pyramid -- Unearthing ancient Egypt -- The role of religion -- Egyptian gods -- Divine rule of the pharaohs -- Building the pyramids -- Making of a mummy -- Journey to the afterlife -- Life in Ancient Egypt -- Working the land -- Boats on the Nile -- Egyptian household -- Singing, dancing, and making music -- Pictures of the past: Ancient arts -- Craft and artifacts -- Expanding the empire: Egypt's army -- Pyramids and other tombs -- The step pyramid of Saqqara -- The great pyramid at Giza -- Valley of the kings -- The tomb of Tutankhamen -- Temples and towns -- The temple complex of Karnak -- The tomb-worker's village of Deir el-Medina -- city of the heretic king: Amarna -- The fortress of Zawiyet umm el-Rakham -- The great temple at Abu Simbel -- The kings of Ancient Egypt.
Summary Insiders -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space. Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format. Get a glimpse inside the chambers of King Tut's tomb, examine each layer of mummification, and see the inner workings of pyramid-building. Egypt covers every facet of ancient Egyptian civilization!
Subject Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781416938583
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