Secrets Of The Pharaohs by Ian McmahanSecrets Of The Pharaohs by Ian Mcmahan

Secrets Of The Pharaohs

byIan Mcmahan

Paperback | November 15, 1998

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Mankind's fascination with Ancient Egypt has never waned in fifty centuries. The magnificent Pyramids, colossal temples and brooding sphinx still awe and enthrall us. Now you can explore all the secrets of one of the world's first and most mysterious civizations.

Mankind's fascination with Ancient Egypt has never waned in fifty centuries. Now you can explore all the secrets of the world's first and most mysterious civilization. Ian McMahan surveys all the aspects of Ancient Egypt that have made it so irresistible to historians and enthusiasts for centuries including: the Rosetta Stone, the hieroglyphsics, mummies, the pyramids, and much more. A concise history of Egypt from the rise of civilization on the river Nile through the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, the book paints a vivid portrait of everyday life throughout those periods. Presenting the most updated information and featuring a Guide to Ancient Egypt on the World Wide Web, SECRETS OF THE PHARAOHS unveils the astonishing history, culture, and customs of a fabled civilization.
Ian McMahan has been fascinated by the ancient world since childhood, when aschool librarian handed him a copy of the classic Gods, Graves andScholars. A faculty member at Brooklyn College, City University ofNew York, he is also the author of Get It Done! A Gtlide to Motivation,Determination and Achievement. This is his first book on...
Title:Secrets Of The PharaohsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.58 inPublished:November 15, 1998Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0380797208

ISBN - 13:9780380797202

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 12


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They were civilization's most enigmatic society. The ancient Egyptians hold a powerful allure to modern man; in fact, for 50 centuries, ancient Egypt's mysteries and people have fascinated people. Secrets of the Pharaohs delves into the secrets of the ancient Egyptians such as the Rosetta Stone, mummies, hieroglyphics, the pyramids and the river Nile. Discover what everyday life was like and the rise and fall of this powerful and influential civilization.