Ancient Egypt
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Published:
New York : DK Pub., 2008.
Format:
Book
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Physical Desc:
72 pages : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (digital ; 4 3/4 in. )
Status:
Creswell Arts Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
978 HAR
Croft Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
932 HAR
Description
Now in Paperback!

In Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt , travel back in time and discover one of history's most remarkable civilizations -- from the legends of the great Pharaohs to the triumphs of the ordinary people. Explore the inside of the Great Pyramid in Giza, or learn how Tutankhamun's tomb was found. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons and other objects Ancient Egyptians left behind, the architecture they created, the food they ate, their system of Hieroglyphic writing, and more, giving an eyewitness account of this incredible empire.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780756637651, 0756637651

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General Note
"Discover the Nile valley civilizations--from pharaoh's court to the daily lives of workers"--Cover.
General Note
Includes index.
Description
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!
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hart, G. (2008). Ancient Egypt. Rev. ed. New York: DK Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hart, George, 1945-. 2008. Ancient Egypt. New York: DK Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hart, George, 1945-, Ancient Egypt. New York: DK Pub, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hart, George. Ancient Egypt. Rev. ed. New York: DK Pub, 2008. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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