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.
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
Find Out More 47