African History for Kids

The Ancient Egyptian World (the World In Ancient Times)

Ancient Egyptian World

Oxford University Press, USA

Model: FBA-|318272
ISBN: 0195173910
Author: Eric H. Cline / Jill Rubalcaba

Searching to buy an exceptional book? Purchase a copy of Ancient Egyptian World written by Eric H. Cline / Jill Rubalcaba. The author is Eric H. Cline / Jill Rubalcaba and the publisher is Oxford University Press, USA. It was available on the 12th of May, 2005. The book has 192 pages and it is stuffed with delightfully colored illustrations. It talks about Civilization. The child's book dimensions are 0.6" Height x 9.1" Length x 7.6" Width and weighs just about 1.45 lbs. Buy your copy of this child's book, check out the shopping cart link below.

Taking readers back 4,000 years, for the fertile land around the Nile River, The Ancient Egyptian World tells the stories in the kings, queens, pharaohs, gods, tomb builders, and ordinary citizens who lived there. The Ancient Egyptian World honors the history of a civilization whose monuments and tombs still capture the imagination from the globe thousands of years later."A complicated recipe for a top-of-the-line mummy describes a method that could take 70 days and involved drawing the brain out by way of the nose with a crooked piece of iron. and treat afterward with grease, honey and lint. The Edwin Smith Papyrus facts the injuries sustained by the builders using the great pyramids, and the remedies utilised to treat them. For a worker who has had a stone fall on his head, it suggests:"bind it with fresh meat. Scarabs, which scholars call"imperial news bulletins,"record important moments inside a pharaoh's reign. Using papyri, scarabs, tomb inscriptions, mummies, as well as a rich variety of other major sources, Eric H. Cline and Jill Rubalcaba uncover the fascinating history of ancient Egypt. These main sources also tell the stories from the people of ancient Egypt: Pepi II, the six-year-old boy king who commanded armies; Ramesses II, whose mortuary temple boasts of his expertise in battle against the Hittites; Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman to rule Egypt as pharaoh; and Cleopatra, who courted Roman statesman Mark Antony as component of her quest to extend the Egyptian empire.


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