The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies

The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies

By (author) Charlotte Booth


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Unravel the history behind of one of the most fascinating ancient civilisations with this engaging, entertaining and educational guide to the ancient Egyptians. With a complete rundown of ancient Egyptian history and culture alongside insights in to the everyday lives of the Egyptians, you'll discover how they kept themselves entertained, the gory details of mummification, the amazing creation of the pyramids, the deciphering of hieroglyphs and much more.

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 186 x 234 x 24mm | 698.53g
  • 31 Aug 2007
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester
  • English
  • ill
  • 0470065443
  • 9780470065440
  • 474,970

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Charlotte Booth, MA, is an Egyptologist, lecturer, and founder of the Essex Egyptology Group.

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Includes information on key archaeological discoveries Unravel over 3,000 years of fascinating history This lively guide walks you through the world of the ancient Egyptians and reveals intriguing insights into their history and culture along the way. Inside you'll find stories of kings and their harems, epic buildings, incredible art, fascinating funerary rites, and mysterious mummies - all helping you to make a connection with this ancient civilisation and the colourful individuals who created it. It's a journey you won't forget! Egyptian funerary rites and mummification How to decipher hieroglyphs The history behind the monuments and the personalities who built them Important religious and cultural beliefs Key Egyptologists and archaeological discoveries

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