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First facts about the ancient Egyptians

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Published by Peter Bedrick Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementwritten by Jacqueline Morley ; illustrated by Mark Bergin, John James ; created and designed by David Salariya
    SeriesFirst facts series
    ContributionsBergin, Mark, 1961- ill, James, John., 1959- ill, Salariya, David
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT61 .M668 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24900660M
    ISBN 100872264955
    LC Control Number96025045


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The inclusion of a concise description of the life of men, women, and children was a nice aspect of the book. Kerr explains that two of the main resons we know so much about life in ancient Egypt is because of the ancient Egyptian artifacts and writings of people who traveled through Egypt at that time/5(2).

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