Ancient Egypt


Discover the fascinating details of life under the pharaohs – and their extraordinary legacy – in this comprehensive guide to Egypt’s ancient civilization. Encompassing 3,000 years and 31 Egyptian dynasties, from the time of Narmer to that of Cleopatra, this fresh appraisal of ancient treasures helps you to navigate the political intrigues and cultural achievements of the Ancient Egyptians, from the Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza to the Great Library and Lighthouse of Alexandria.

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Take a journey through Ancient Egypt and see how the pharaohs once lived!

An enticing and insightful guide that covers 3000 years of life under the pharaoh’s rule (c.3200-30 BCE), from the early kings of Egypt to the reign of Cleopatra and the Roman conquest, this book explains it all!

Written by a team of respected Egyptologists, this Egyptian history book includes:

– Themed spreads which explore developments in areas such as religion, writing, painting, ceramics, and medicine
– Biography spreads which feature the lives of the most influential pharaohs and queens
– Detailed maps which set the main sites in context, and show the growth of the civilisation and its trade network
– An 80-page reference section which provides a directory of the pharaohs, gods, and goddesses

Unlock every aspect of Ancient Egypt, from pharaohs such as Tutankhamen, discover the Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza and even ordinary people’s everyday lives and beliefs. From 31 Egyptian dynasties and 3000 years of history to the time of Narmer, and to that of Cleopatra and so much more, this is the perfect comprehensive guide to Egypt’s ancient civilisation.

This up-to-date biography of Ancient Egypt is filled with so much to learn and experience. Filled with more than 850 photos, illustrations, and maps, this is the perfect book for adventurous thinkers, life-long learners, or anyone with an interest in ancient civilisations and Egyptology.

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Weight 1.725 kg
Dimensions 28.8 × 24 × 2.8 cm










932 (edition:23)


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