Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Egyptians

People of the Pyramids

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Profiles a variety of ancient Egyptians, including Amenemhet III, Akhenaten, Ramesses II, and Senwosret I.

Oxford University Press
The ultimate who's who of ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptians is an engaging look at the ancient world through its important leaders. Included are biographies of:
* The magnificent Imhotep, who set the standard for pyramid-building
* Nefertiti, the renowned beauty
* Khufu, the builder of the Great Pyramid
* Hatshepsut, a woman pharaoh who defied tradition and called herself "king"
* Tutankhamun, whose tomb unveiled fantastic riches
* Rameses the Great, the last majestic king of ancient Egypt
* Ptahhotep, the great thinker and statesman for King Izezi

Ancient Egyptians reveals how Egyptian society was constructed, its religions, burial rituals, architecture, and the history and practices of archaeology that have brought all this information to light.

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2001
ISBN: 9780195122213
Branch Call Number: YS 932.01 BAK
Characteristics: 189 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Baker, Charles F. III
Alternative Title: Ancient Egyptians


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