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Ancient Egyptians (Oxford Profiles)

Rosalie F. Baker, Charles F. Baker


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The ultimate who's who of ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptians is an engaging look at the ancient world through its important leaders. Included are biographies of:
* The magnificent Imhotep, who set the standard for pyramid-building
* Nefertiti, the renowned beauty
* Khufu, the builder of the Great Pyramid
* Hatshepsut, a woman pharaoh who defied tradition and called herself king
* Tutankhamun, whose tomb unveiled fantastic riches
* Rameses the Great, the last majestic king of ancient Egypt
* Ptahhotep, the great thinker and statesman for King Izezi

Ancient Egyptians reveals how Egyptian society was constructed, its religions, burial rituals, architecture, and the history and practices of archaeology that have brought all this information to light.

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780195122213, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 29, 2001