Ancient Egypt: A Heroes History of (Paperback)
  • Ancient Egypt: A Heroes History of (Paperback)

Ancient Egypt: A Heroes History of (Paperback)

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Paperback 24 Pages / Published: 28/03/2005
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Unravelling the sophisticated civilisation of Ancient Egypt reveals much more than mummies and death masks, pyramids and papyrus. With nearly three thousand years of innovation and inventiveness between 3000BC and 31BC, the Ancient Egyptians built tombs and temples, sanctuaries and sphinx, constructed canals, crafted clocks, created cures for illnesses and set casts on broken bones. Astronomers made maps and calendars, scribes wrote records in hieroglyphs, physicians used antiseptics and surgical instruments, priests talked to gods and gods talked to pharaohs. The pharaoh ruled over all as king, high priest, judge, commander and tax collector before being bandaged up into a rather stylish afterlife, complete with canopic jars for his internal bits and a smart sarcophagus to cover his shroud. Then it was time for him to unwind a little...

Publisher: Colour Heroes
ISBN: 9780954647735
Number of pages: 24
Dimensions: 297 x 210 mm

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