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The Ancient Egyptians for Dummies 1st Edition

The Ancient Egyptians for Dummies 1st Edition

Unravel the history behind of one of the most fascinating ancient civilisations with this engaging, entertaining and educational guide to the ancient Egyptians. With a complete rundown of ancient Egyptian history and culture alongside insights in to the everyday lives of the Egyptians, you'll discover how they kept themselves entertained, the gory details of mummification, the amazing creation of the pyramids, the deciphering of hieroglyphs and much more.

Introduction

Part I - Introducing the Ancient Egyptians

Chapter 1. Getting Grounded: The Geography and History of Ancient Egypt

Chapter 2. Examining the Lives of the Everyday Egyptians

Part II - Stepping Back in Time

Chapter 3. Building a Civilisation with Military Might

Chapter 4. Building the Empire: The Glories of the New Kingdom

Chapter 5. Looking at the Power Behind the Throne: Royal Women

Chapter 6. Following the Decline and Fall of the Egyptian Civilisation

Part III - Living Life to the Full: Culture and Beliefs

Chapter 7. Enjoying Food and Entertainment

Chapter 8. Staying Healthy: Diseases and Medicine

Chapter 9. Worshipping like an Egyptian: Religion

Chapter 10. Exploring Funerary Beliefs and Mummification

Part IV - Interpreting Egyptian Art and Architecture

Chapter 11. Deciphering Egyptian Art and Hieroglyphs

Chapter 12. Touring the Temples

Chapter 13. Excavating the Tombs: Houses of Eternity

Chapter 14. Probing the Pyramids

Part V - The Part of Tens

Chapter 15. Top Ten Breakthroughs in Egyptology

Chapter 16. Ten Egyptians Worth Knowing

Chapter 17. Ten Ancient Egyptian Achievements

Chapter 18. Top Ten Places to Visit in Egypt

Chapter 19. Ten Key Egyptologists