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The ancient Egyptians have fascinated and enthralled millions down the centuries. With extensive scientific knowledge splendid architecture and many artistic and cultural achievements their civilization stood apart as being ahead of its time. This compact and informative guide is perfect for all those studying ancient Egypt visiting the sights or curious to find out more about this fascinating period. Includes a wide range of topics such as geography including how the Nile added to the success of their civilization; history including a timeline spanning 3000 years from 3100BC to 395AD and covering each dynastic period; religion including the role of the gods and goddesses and pharaohs including Cheops Nefertiti and Tutankhamun. The section on life in ancient Egypt details the different levels in society the jobs family life and leisure activities. Learning and knowledge are covered focusing on the hieroglyphs andáthe scribes. The armies weapons and armor are discussed in the section on wear while funeral rites and mummification are detailed in the section on death in ancient Egypt.áLastly contemporary Egypt is discussed including archaeology discoveries and what a visit is like today.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 19 April, 2012.