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An Illustrated Introduction to Ancient Egypt

By: Charlotte Booth

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 000511


The Ancient Egyptians were not that different from people today and were driven by love, romance, good health, and family. They got drunk and had hangovers and 'called in sick' to work, with elaborate excuses. They suffered with familiar illnesses and were treated with not-so-familiar remedies. The environment the Egyptians lived in formed their religious beliefs, their diet, and the way they lived and died. This beautifully illustrated, accessible introduction to Ancien... View more info

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Egyptian Symbols

By: Heike Owusu

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2008

Seller ID: 004291


Travel back in time to explore the magical world of ancient Egypt, a culture rich in symbolic ceremonies, and a strong belief in the afterlife and rebirth. This unique visual reference presents an in-depth look into more than 300 symbols used as part of their life and rituals, including plants, animals, sacred signs, gestures, and actions. After learning the meaning behind some of the more well-known representations-like the mummy, pyramid, and scarab-improve your knowle... View more info

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Egypt: How A Lost Civilization Was Rediscovered [used book]

By: Joyce Tyldesley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, BBC Books: 2007

Seller ID: 001154


For nearly two thousand years after the last pharaoh ruled Egypt the wonders of this ancient culture remained hidden, seemingly lost and forgotten for ever. Then, in the late eighteenth century, Napoleon's invasion of the country sparked an explosion of interest in ancient Egypt that burns as strongly today as ever. The obsession with anything and everything Egyptian has inspired many to dedicate their lives to the search for treasure in Egypt's sands. All of these explo... View more info