eBook Ancient Egypt, 1st Edition

  • Patricia Netzley
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  • ISBN-10: 0737746343
  • ISBN-13: 9780737746341
  • DDC: 932.003
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003
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Thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians established a civilization that continue to fascinate people today. This A-Z encyclopedia provides information about the most important people, places, and practices of ancient Egypt, as well as about ancient Egyptian historical periods, religious beliefs, art, architecture, and concepts related to the Egyptian worldview. In addition, the encyclopedia talks about the Egyptologists and archaeologists who helped advance modern knowledge about this ancient culture.

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  • Extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact are also included.
  • A comprehensive bibliography offers further avenues for research.


"Individual entries in these titles vary in length from single paragraphs to several pages. Numerous cross-references are helpful when making connections to related topics. Black and white photographs, drawings, and maps contribute to the attractive appearance of the encyclopedias. Recommended." -- The Book Report (September 2002) "Netzley adds substantial value with a highly detailed index and extensive list of works consulted." -- School Library Journal (August 2002)

— Book Report

"This volume will work well for middle and high school libraries as a complement to other works, particularly those dealing with the broader ancient Near Eastern scope."--ARBA (2004)


"This is a competent and useful addition to a crowded field."--School Library Journal (April 2004)

— School Library Journal