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The Resource The Usborne encyclopedia of ancient Egypt, Gill Harvey and Struan Reid

The Usborne encyclopedia of ancient Egypt, Gill Harvey and Struan Reid

Label
The Usborne encyclopedia of ancient Egypt
Title
The Usborne encyclopedia of ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
Gill Harvey and Struan Reid
Title variation
Encyclopedia of ancient Egypt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This lavishly illustrated encyclopedia describes the remarkable history of Ancient Egypt, from its origins as a group of setttlements along the banks of the Nile, to its transformation into one of the world's earliest and greatest civilizations
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Harvey, Gill
Dewey number
932
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reid, Struan
  • Harvey, Gill
  • Inklink (Firm)
Series statement
Internet-linked reference
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Usborne encyclopedia of ancient Egypt, Gill Harvey and Struan Reid
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: published as The Usborne Internet-linked encyclopedia of ancient Egypt. 2001
  • "Internet-linked"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Discovering ancient Egypt -- Treasure trove -- Records and conservation -- Egyptology today -- Map of ancient Egypt -- History : Early Egypt -- The Old Kingdom -- Times of change -- The growth of empires -- The queen who become king -- Religious revolution -- The times of Tutankhamun -- Ramesses II -- The New Kingdom ends -- A melting pot -- The last kings -- The last queen -- Royalty and religion : The role of king -- Government and power -- Fighting forces -- Trade and diplomacy -- The Egyptain religion -- More about myths -- Temple life -- Buildings fit for gods -- The great cult temples -- Religion in daily life -- Death and the afterlife -- Embalming and mummies -- Coffins and tombs -- The pyramids of Giza -- Buried in the rocks -- Mortuary temples -- A royal barque -- Everyday life : Houses and homes -- Women and family life -- The farming life -- Skilled craftsmen -- Jobs for all -- The educated few -- Writing of the gods -- Feasting and fun -- All dressed up -- Travel and transport -- Medicine and magic -- Beauty care -- Factfinder : Time chart -- Kings and dynasties -- Who's who -- Gods and goddesses -- The history of Egyptology -- Egyptain collections
Control code
000049912300
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
127 p.
Isbn
9781409532279
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)792747653
Label
The Usborne encyclopedia of ancient Egypt, Gill Harvey and Struan Reid
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: published as The Usborne Internet-linked encyclopedia of ancient Egypt. 2001
  • "Internet-linked"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Discovering ancient Egypt -- Treasure trove -- Records and conservation -- Egyptology today -- Map of ancient Egypt -- History : Early Egypt -- The Old Kingdom -- Times of change -- The growth of empires -- The queen who become king -- Religious revolution -- The times of Tutankhamun -- Ramesses II -- The New Kingdom ends -- A melting pot -- The last kings -- The last queen -- Royalty and religion : The role of king -- Government and power -- Fighting forces -- Trade and diplomacy -- The Egyptain religion -- More about myths -- Temple life -- Buildings fit for gods -- The great cult temples -- Religion in daily life -- Death and the afterlife -- Embalming and mummies -- Coffins and tombs -- The pyramids of Giza -- Buried in the rocks -- Mortuary temples -- A royal barque -- Everyday life : Houses and homes -- Women and family life -- The farming life -- Skilled craftsmen -- Jobs for all -- The educated few -- Writing of the gods -- Feasting and fun -- All dressed up -- Travel and transport -- Medicine and magic -- Beauty care -- Factfinder : Time chart -- Kings and dynasties -- Who's who -- Gods and goddesses -- The history of Egyptology -- Egyptain collections
Control code
000049912300
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
127 p.
Isbn
9781409532279
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)792747653

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