"Vivid, full-color photographs, lively writing, and an attractive and accessible format make this a first choice for studying the life and times of ancient Egypt. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Examining the remains of seven Egyptian mummies ranging from a prehistoric farmer who lived about 3400 b.c. to a schoolboy from Roman Egypt in 120 a.d., the author, a lecturer at the British Museum, provides a fascinating introduction to history.
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