Travel back in time to discover what life was like in Ancient Egypt in DK findout! Ancient Egypt.
Unwrap the mysteries of this ancient civilization, from a day in the town of Deir el-Medina to the process of mummification. Learn how the Egyptians built the pyramids, using math and technology that still exists today. Walk in the Valley of Kings, a sacred place by the Nile where the kings and nobles were buried, and learn about the Egyptian gods including Ra and Anubis.
Look inside a sarcophagus at a mummy, study Egyptian medicine, and try some favorite snacks from back in the day. See what clothes, makeup, and jewelry people wore to see if your style would blend in or stick out. DK findout! Ancient Egypt presents facts in a fun way to help kids discover everything they want to know about mummies, pharaohs, the Nile, and more.
About the Author
Author and consultant Dr. Angela McDonald is an Egyptologist based in Glasgow. She has a PhD from the University of Oxford and is an expert on Egyptian texts. Angela is a founding member of the Current Researches in Egyptology conference series and has published several books and articles on Ancient Egypt. She also organizes an extensive series of courses and lectures at the University of Glasgow, in Egyptology, archaeology, and other aspects of the history of the Ancient world.
Trusted by parents, teachers, librarians, and kids across the world, DK is an award-winning publisher of visual reference books for children, including the DK Eyewitness Books, DK findout!, and Maker Lab series. DK books combine clear photography and illustration with expert text to show you what others only tell you.