Mummy Mysteries The Secret World of Tutankhamun and the Pharaohs by Joyce A. Tyldesley
  

Synopsis

Mummy Mysteries The Secret World of Tutankhamun and the Pharaohs by Joyce A. Tyldesley

Enter the fascinating world of the ancient Egyptians and travel to the deep, dark tombs of the pharaohs to uncover mummies, spells and treasure. Unravel the secret ritual of mummification and the identity of the mysterious boy-king Tutankhamun. Explore the wonders of a spectacular civilization, from pyramid building to eerie animal-headed deities and cryptic hieroglyphic writing. This copiously illustrated book provides a first-rate introduction to life and, more particularly, death in ancient Egypt, while the special features bring the text vividly to life. Academically accurate, yet easy to read and understand, and beautiful to own, Mummies Mysteries tells a compelling story. SPECIAL ITEMS INCLUDE: - Pop-up pyramids - Hieroglyph decoder - Mummy mask

About the Author

Joyce Tyldesley is an experienced Egyptologist and author, whose many publications include the best-selling Egypt: How a Lost Civilization was Rediscovered (BBC Books). Better known to children throughout the world as Dig magazine's Dr Dig (www.digonsite.com), she writes a regular question and answer column for young archaeologists, and has published many child-friendly articles on the ancient world. Her most recent book for children, Stories from Ancient Egypt, has received glowing reviews in Britain, the US and Australia, and is about to be published in Japan.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Joyce A. Tyldesley
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Publisher

Carlton Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd September 2007

ISBN

9781844428281


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