Myths and Legends of the Desert

Myths and Legends of the Desert

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Part of "The Mummy" series, this title explores the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians and shows how their gods helped them to make sense of their world, from the rising and setting of the sun to the flooding of the Nile. The film characters bring humour and horror to the pages.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 210.82 x 261.62 x 12.7mm | 136.08g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations, glossary, index
  • 0753407426
  • 9780753407424

Table of contents

The beginning of time; the birth of the Sun god, Ra; the creation of sky and earth; how the first Pharoah saved mankind; civilization comes to Egypt; the death of Osiris; Osiris, king of the dead; the battles of Horus; Anubis makes the first mummy; a dangerous journey; the book of Thoth; the prince and the Sphinx; seven years of famine.show more