Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

by Don Nardo


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What was life really like for everyday people in Ancient Egypt? In this detailed exploration of daily life in one of history’s greatest civilizations, readers will use primary sources and information from archeological discoveries to discover fascinating insights and debunk popular myths. Immersive timelines, maps and references to important people and events will bring children on a time-traveling journey through Ancient Egypt.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484608340
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,157,626
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Noted historian and award-winning author Don Nardo has written many books for young people about American history. Nardo lives with his wife, Christine, in Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Why Was Egypt Called the "Gift of the Nile"? 4

What Were Egyptian Monies Like? 6

What Were Egyptian Marriage Customs? 12

Were the Egyptians Interested in Fashion and Beauty? 18

What Jobs Were Most Common in Egypt? 24

What Did the Egyptians Do for Fun? 28

Was Religion Important to the Egyptians? 34

How Do We Remember Ancient Egypt Today? 40

A Day in the Life of an Egyptian Child 42

Timeline 44

Glossary 46

Find Out More 47

Index 48

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