Hardback Egypt : in spectacular cross-section / Stephen Biesty ; text by Stewart Ross ; consultants, Delia Pemberton and Joann Fletcher.
Publication year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780199111770 (hbk.) :
Join Dedia as he accompanies his father - and a couple of troublesome relations - on a once-in-a-lifetime journey down the Nile. Stephen Biesty is an award-winning illustrator who specialises in historical and architectural cutaway drawings. This book features cross-sections on ancient Egypt. Following on from his internationally bestselling book on Rome, master illustrator Stephen Biesty brings his magic touch to the subject of ancient Egypt. It is over 3200 years ago in ancient Egypt, in the reign of the great god-king Rameses II. And for 11-year-old Dedia, a great adventure is about to begin. Join Dedia as he accompanies his father - and a couple of troublesome relations - on a once-in-a-lifetime journey down the Nile. Among the splendours on the way, you willsee...* The hidden secrets of the Valley of the Kings* Amun-Ra's magnificent temple at Karnak (Luxor)* Preparation of a mummy and an Egyptian funeral* The pyramids and Sphinx of Giza* The ancient Step Pyramid at Saqqara* Ram
Key Stage 2.
Key Stage 3.
29 p. : col. ill. ; 35 cm.