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    A Visitor's Guide to Ancient Egypt (Time Tours) (Paperback) By (author) Lesley Sims, Photographs by Christyan Fox, Illustrated by Ian Jackson

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    DescriptionA guide to Ancient Egypt containing information every tourist of past ages needs to know. Where to shop and places to eat are combined with facts about politics, history, art and architecture.


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    Title
    A Visitor's Guide to Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lesley Sims, Photographs by Christyan Fox, Illustrated by Ian Jackson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 260 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780746030677
    ISBN 10: 0746030673
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AK
    BIC E4L: NF9+
    BIC subject category V2: YNH
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: YNW
    BIC children’s book marketing category: D4N79
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T General Subject: 217
    DC21: 932
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Book Type: JN
    BISAC V2.8: JNF025000, JNF025020, JNF054000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 932/.01
    LC classification: DT61.S69 2
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: DT61 .S69 2001
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, index
    Publisher
    Usborne Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Usborne Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    01 January 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    Part 1 Introduction: Egypt and this guide. Part 2 Tourist information: practicalities; getting around; where to stay; food and drink; getting sick. Part 3 Gizah: the Great Pyramids. Part 4 Sakkara: step pyramids. Part 5 Memphis: the sights of Memphis. Part 6 Thebes: temples; Valley of the Kings; tomb art; gods and goddesses; a mummy factory; death on the Nile; a funeral procession. Part 7 Abu Simbel and Nubia: an expedition to Nubia; Buhen fort and the army; Abu Simbel. Part 8 Daily life: shopping; entertainment; hunting and wildlife. Part 9 Background: farming; religion and festivals; clothes and fashion; education; write like an Egyptian; government and law; who's who and definitions; a timeline of dynasties.