The Resource Ancient Egypt, written by George Hart

Ancient Egypt, written by George Hart

Label
Ancient Egypt
Title
Ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
written by George Hart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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!
Member of
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hart, George
Dewey number
932/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT61
LC item number
.H284 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Eyewitness
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Antiquities
  • Civilization
  • Egypt
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ancient Egypt, written by George Hart
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Discover the Nile valley civilizations--from pharoah's court to the daily lives of workers"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Egypt before the pharaohs -- On the banks of the Nile -- Famous pharaohs -- Royal court -- Preparing for the tomb -- Journey to the afterlife -- Great pyramids -- Valley of the kings -- Gods and goddesses -- Magic and medicine -- Priests and temples -- Sacred rituals -- Scribes and scholars -- Writing -- Weapons of war --- Sailing on the Nile -- Buying and selling -- Egyptian carpenter -- Hunting, fishing, and fowling -- Egyptians at home -- Food and drink -- Song and dance -- Toys and games -- Fabric to finery -- All that glitters -- Adorning the body -- Animals of the Nile valley -- Egypt after the pharaohs -- Did you know? -- Pharaohs -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (72 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035694441
Label
Ancient Egypt, written by George Hart
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Discover the Nile valley civilizations--from pharoah's court to the daily lives of workers"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Egypt before the pharaohs -- On the banks of the Nile -- Famous pharaohs -- Royal court -- Preparing for the tomb -- Journey to the afterlife -- Great pyramids -- Valley of the kings -- Gods and goddesses -- Magic and medicine -- Priests and temples -- Sacred rituals -- Scribes and scholars -- Writing -- Weapons of war --- Sailing on the Nile -- Buying and selling -- Egyptian carpenter -- Hunting, fishing, and fowling -- Egyptians at home -- Food and drink -- Song and dance -- Toys and games -- Fabric to finery -- All that glitters -- Adorning the body -- Animals of the Nile valley -- Egypt after the pharaohs -- Did you know? -- Pharaohs -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (72 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035694441

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