Ancient Egyptians

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Author  Rosalie F. Baker
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   November 29, 2001
ISBN  0195122216
Pages  192

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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.

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