Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Book - 2004
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New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! A detailed look at life in Egypt - from the pharaoh and his courtiers, through the mystical rites of the priests, to the world of the workers in the fields. Featuring stunning items from the tomb of Tutankhamun and jewelry from the royal palaces, Eyewitness Ancient Egypt shows how Egyptian palaces, Eyewitness Ancient Egypt shows how Egyptian nobles lived. Find out how they prepared for the afterlife and what food, clothes, weapons, and even toys ordinary people enjoyed. See the mummies of priests and kings, fruit that is more than 3,000 years old, the treasures of the pharaohs and the weapons of an Egyptian soldier. Learn why even cats and dogs were mummified, why the pharaohs were buried with boats and statues, why brave Egyptian soldiers had medals in the shape of flies and how the doctors of Egypt healed the sick. Discover what was inside the Great Pyramid at Giza, how Tutankhamun's tomb was found, what games Egyptian children played, what went on in the temples of Ancient Egypt and how hieroglyphics were deciphered. And much, much more!
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2004
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780756606466
0756606462
9780756606527
0756606527
Branch Call Number: DT61 .H284 2004
Characteristics: 72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm
Uniform Title: Eyewitness ancient Egypt

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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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