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In the Days of the Pharaohs

A Look at Ancient Egypt
Meltzer, Milton (Book - 2001 )
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Among the topics discussed are how people in ancient Egypt worshipped their gods, how their government operated, what their family life was like, and what kinds of games the children played. Readers will learn about such fascinating practices as mummification, which the Egyptians used to preserve the bodies of their dead in order to honor them. Also discussed is how this vital culture changed and developed throughout the reigns of the pharaohs.
Authors: Meltzer, Milton, 1915-
Title: In the days of the pharaohs
a look at ancient Egypt
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, c2001
Characteristics: 159 p. :,ill., map ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Milton Meltzer
Contents: How we know what we know
The Nile - river of life
Pharaohs, laws, and government
Wars and warriors
Building the pyramids and beyond
The beauty of craft work
Gods and beliefs
Making mummies
Calendars, clocks, and cures
The invention of hieroglyphics
Food, fun, and family
Women's roles
Timeline
ISBN: 053111791X
Branch Call Number: j 932 M528i 2001
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-149) and index
Subject Headings: Egypt Civilization To 332 B.C. Juvenile literature
LCCN: 00049985
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