This lavishly illustrated encyclopedia describes the remarkable history of Ancient Egypt, from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, to its transformation into one of the world's earliest and greatest civilizations. Stunning photographs and detailed reconstructions create a vivid picture of life in Ancient Egypt, while the comprehensive factfinder includes a time chart, who's who, and details of recent archaeological finds. Enter the world of the Egyptians and discover:
- How the pyramids were built
- Who discovered the secret of Egyptian writing
- How a woman became pharaoh
- Why the Egyptians made thousands of cat mummies
All the Web sites are regularly reviewed and can be visited via links on the Usborne Quicklinks Web site. A selection of free pictures from this book is also available in Usborne Quicklinks.
Please note that you do not need a computer to use this book. It works on its own as an outstanding reference book without using the internet at all.
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