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The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-06544-0
384 pages
August 2007
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Part I: Introducing the Ancient Egyptians.

Chapter 1: Getting Grounded: The Geography and History of Ancient Egypt.

Chapter 2: Examining the Lives of the Everyday Egyptians.

Part II: Stepping Back in Time.

Chapter 3: Building a Civilisation with Military Might.

Chapter 4: Building the Empire: The Glories of the New Kingdom.

Chapter 5: Looking at the Power Behind the Throne: Royal Women.

Chapter 6: Following the Decline and Fall of the Egyptian Civilisation.

Part III: Living Life to the Full: Culture and Beliefs.

Chapter 7: Enjoying Food and Entertainment.

Chapter 8: Staying Healthy: Diseases and Medicine.

Chapter 9: Worshipping like an Egyptian: Religion.

Chapter 10: Exploring Funerary Beliefs and Mummification.

Part IV: Interpreting Egyptian Art and Architecture.

Chapter 11: Deciphering Egyptian Art and Hieroglyphs.

Chapter 12: Touring the Temples.

Chapter 13: Excavating the Tombs: Houses of Eternity.

Chapter 14: Probing the Pyramids.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Top Ten Breakthroughs in Egyptology.

Chapter 16: Ten Egyptians Worth Knowing.

Chapter 17: Ten Ancient Egyptian Achievements.

Chapter 18: Top Ten Places to Visit in Egypt.

Chapter 19: Ten Key Egyptologists.


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