Ancient Egypt: An Illustrated Reference to the Myths, Religions, Pyramids and Temples of the Land of the Pharaohs

Ancient Egypt: An Illustrated Reference to the Myths, Religions, Pyramids and Temples of the Land of the Pharaohs Review

Discover the world's first civilization! This beautiful volume is a fascinating guide to the myths, religions, pyramids, temples, and more that make up the allure of ancient Egypt.

Readers will gain a unique understanding of this captivating culture through breathtaking, full-color illustrations, in-depth text, detailed maps, and comprehensive chronologies. You'll read about:
- Famous burial sites
- The mortuary temples of the many gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt
- Gods and goddesses
- Pharaohs
- Festivals
- Offerings
- Superstitions
- And more! An invaluable reference to one of the most intriguing periods of history.

Title:Ancient Egypt: An Illustrated Reference to the Myths, Religions, Pyramids and Temples of the Land of the Pharaohs
Edition Language:English

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  • Sarah Sammis

    The photographs and illustrations in this book are WONDERFUL but the book's organization leaves something to be desired. It tries to lay things out by theme but with so much jumping around in the time...

  • Oni

    I have owned this book for years and it is my favourite Ancient Egypt non-fiction of all time (and I have read a LOT of those). The book is a tome that details just about everything in Egyptian cultur...

  • Bnschmid

    This was an interesting insight into the lives of the secretive and seemingly magical ancient Egyptians.I really enjoyed the photographs,but part of me thinks that perhaps they shouldn't have desecrat...

  • Darcia Helle

    I really enjoyed this book. The photos are amazing. The topics cover a wide range of Egyptian history, including their religious practices, their burial rituals, their pharaohs, and their political st...

  • Jenny

    Don't let the size of this tome deter you from turning its beautifully illustrated leaves, on which are concisely written the wisdom of Ancient Egypt, as if Seshat and Thoth themselves had inscribed i...

  • Lynda

    Ever since I went to see the Tut exhibit I have been fascinated by Egypt.The book is not only an excellent read, but also I reference I find myself dipping into occasionally when reading other books a...

  • Catherine

    Beautiful reference book!...

  • Hamza

    I thing=k this book for me is very boring for several reasons. First, It only talks about how people were suffering before and it was a very hard time. Second, for me it was not that interesting for m...

  • Hello Kitty

    this book is about an ancient egypt on a sweltering moring the egyptians sun beat down on a scene of frenized activity in the nile river delta. this man had force himself to move cheerfuly among his m...

  • Kim

    It took me forever to finish this book. No reflection on the book, though - it was fascinating and full of information. I loved the pictures - every page was full of them. I wish that my brain could r...