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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-07-24
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
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INSIDERS -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries.This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning withDinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans,andSpace.Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format.Get a glimpse inside the chambers of King Tut's tomb, examine each layer of mummification, and see the inner workings of pyramid-building.Egyptcovers every facet of ancient Egyptian civilization!

Table of Contents

A Long History
The Gift of the Nilep. 8
Timeline of Ancient Egyptp. 10
The Ancient Egyptian Social Pyramidp. 12
Unearthing Ancient Egyptp. 14
The Role of Religion
Egyptian Godsp. 16
Divine Rule of the Pharaohsp. 18
Building the Pyramidsp. 20
The Making of a Mummyp. 22
Journey to the Afterlifep. 24
Life in Ancient Egypt
Working the Landp. 26
Boats on the Nilep. 28
An Egyptian Householdp. 30
Singing, Dancing, and Making Musicp. 32
Pictures of the Past: Ancient Artsp. 34
Craft and Artifactsp. 36
Expanding the Empire: Egypt's Armyp. 38
In focus
Pyramids and Other Tombs
The Step Pyramid at Saqqarap. 42
The Great Pyramid at Gizap. 44
Valley of the Kingsp. 46
The Tomb of Tutankhamenp. 48
Temples and Towns
The Temple Complex of Karnakp. 50
The Tomb-worker's Village of Deir el-Medinap. 52
City of the Heretic King: Amarnap. 54
The Fortress of Zawiyet umm el-Rakhamp. 56
The Great Temple at Abu Simbelp. 58
The Kings of Ancient Egyptp. 60
Glossaryp. 62
Indexp. 64
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