History from Objects: The Egyptians
Through examining primary evidence, such as hieroglyphs, pottery, jewellery, buildings and artefacts, the reader will be introduced to each historical age. Find out why Egyptian men and women wore wigs, how they preserved dead bodies and about hieroglyphic writing. Do the multiple choice quiz at the end to find out what you have learnt.
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 214 x 266 x 4mm | 158.76g
- 01 Feb 2012
- Hachette Children's Group
- Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- UK ed.
- 25 Illustrations, unspecified
Table of contents
Who were the Egyptians? Homes and towns Farming and food Clothes and crafts Pharaohs Pyramids and other tombs Gods and temples Mummies The Egyptians at war Writing Quiz Timeline
About John Malam
John Malam studied Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, after which he worked as an archaeologist at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum in Shropshire. He is now an author specialising in information books for children. John also writes a weekly children`s book review column for the Manchester Evening News. He lives in Cheshire with his wife, a book designer, and their two children.