Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

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In Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt , travel back in time and discover one of history's most remarkable civilizations -- from the legends of the great Pharaohs to the triumphs of the ordinary people. Explore the inside of the Great Pyramid in Giza, or learn how Tutankhamun's tomb was found. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons and other objects Ancient Egyptians left behind, the architecture they created, the food they ate, their system of Hieroglyphic writing, and more, giving an eyewitness account of this incredible empire.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, c2000.
ISBN: 9781465420480
9780789457844
0789457849
Characteristics: 64 p. :,ill. ;,29 cm.

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gjjgoossen
Jun 28, 2017

Great pictures of actual items from the ancient Egyptian times.

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WildNightElf
Jun 09, 2015

I love how this book displayed the amazing detail that the Egyptians used when making their tools and jewelry. They were extremely creative.

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lz_0
Jan 07, 2015

VERY AWAZING BOOOOKKKKKK

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WildNightElf
Jun 09, 2015

WildNightElf thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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WildNightElf
Jun 09, 2015

This book is one of the easiest ways to learn about the Egyptian Culture. It has detailed pictures and information on everything from the types of healing herbs to the different kinds of jewelry that the Gods, Kings, and Queens wore and so so much more. It even shares beliefs and rituals that are still practiced to this day. This book is such a fun one to read and is a perfect way to gain some powerful knowledge.

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WildNightElf
Jun 09, 2015

_"Only the Gods, Kings, and Queens could wear the ankh, the Egyptian symbol of life. It indicates that the holder has the power to give life or take it away."_Ancient Egypt_George Hart

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