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The Egyptians (Spotlights)
by Neil Grant
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0195212398, Hardcover)The civilization of ancient Egypt lasted for about 3,000 years. Here young readers can get an intriguing introduction to Egypt and the Nile in a handy survey of the people and activities of long ago. How were the pyramids built? This book shows how the stone blocks were raised one by one and even offers drawings of a stonemason's tools and measuring devices. Want to know about Egyptian religion? Or how they dealt with death and burial? How about Egyptian writing, education, toys, ships, pets, food, or many more aspects of daily life? It's all here in concise and expert text that combines with color illustrations on every page to make ancient history come alive for children.
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Describes various aspects of life in ancient Egypt, including religion, the pharaohs and their kingdoms, family life, craftsmanship, and games. Also presents captioned pictures of related artifacts.
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