Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Egyptians

Book - 2004
Average Rating:
Rate this:
For the ancient Egyptians, life was built around the waters of the Nile River. The farmers set their schedules to the river's seasonal changes. During the times when the Nile flooded its banks, farmers and other workers could work on the many impressive construction projects done in ancient times, such as the pyramids at Giza, that we marvel at today. This book explores ancient Egypt through its social structure. It takes a look at its people and details the duties of a pharaoh, the activities of mummy makers, and much more. It also describes some of the discoveries and writings that have led to our present-day understanding of this fascinating civilization. People of the Ancient World creates portraits of life in ancient civilizations through a look at the inhabitants. Each book focuses on a different culture and the various parts of its society, including farmers, scribes, priests, soldiers, artisans, and rulers. Incorporated throughout each book is a discussion of how we know what we know about the featured civilization. Sidebars highlight important archaeological discoveries and interesting facts. A biographical dictionary introduces readers to important historical figures, and a horizontal time line shows the key events in the evolution of the civilization. Book jacket.
Publisher: New York, NY : Franklin Watts, 2004
ISBN: 9780531167380
0531167380
Branch Call Number: J932 Pe
Characteristics: 112p : photos

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at NWPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top