Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

by Helen Strudwick


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For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was home to the greatest civilization on earth. Illustrated with more than 1,500 photographs and specially commissioned illustrations, this book is a celebration of the wonders of ancient Egypt, from the mask of Tutankhamun to the Valley of the Kings and the great pyramids of Giza, and from tomb hieroglyphs to golden treasures decorated with ankhs and scarabs.  Exploring the history, religion, literature, and art of the ancient Egyptians, as well as the day-to-day experience of ordinary citizens such as pyramid builders, scribes, and craftsmen, this book brings to life the world of the pharaohs in vivid detail, providing a wealth of information about this fascinating and mysterious culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435146549
Publisher: Metro Books
Publication date: 07/10/2013
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 37,909
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Helen Strudwick is an Egyptologist who works for Cambridge University and takes part in British Museum excavations in Egypt.

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Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SJ1224 More than 1 year ago
This book has everything that I wanted to know more about Ancient Egypt. It tells you about the religion, the culture, the Pharaohs and their history, the queens and their history, location of the tombs of the queens in the Valley of The Queens, and the standards of society levels from peasant to royalty. Not to mention about how the Egyptians did their makeup back in the day. This book is a MUST HAVE. If you're a high school student or a college student that is studying about Ancient Egypt, this this book will have all the answers that you seek in your research about Ancient Egypt.