This book provides a general overview of Ancient Egypt, then focuses separate on different groups of people within that culture: farmers, brewers, kings, queens, pharaohs, warriors, captives, and mummy makers, among others. It ends with a chapter on the legacy of the civilization, and includes a time line that extends beyond the period covered in the text, as well as short biographies of major figures. It is illustrated with a few modern pictures, but mainly with photos of items from Ancient Egypt. It offers useful information that would help report writers and would also engage interested readers.
- Perfect resource for reports on ancient civilizations
- Biographical dictionary highlights important figures
- Sidebars provide interesting facts and discoveries
- A timeline shows the history of each culture
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