What happened to the pharaoh's brain? And other questions about ancient Egypt (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Läsålder
9-12 år
Antal sidor
32
Utgivningsdatum
2021-10-14
Förlag
Wayland
ISBN
9781526314932
What happened to the pharaoh's brain? And other questions about ancient Egypt (häftad)

What happened to the pharaoh's brain? And other questions about ancient Egypt

Häftad Engelska, 2021-10-14
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Take a look at the wackier side of history! Why did the first pyramids fall down? How did Tutankhamun die? And what really happened to the pharaoh's brain? Discover the answers to these questions and much more in A Question of History: The Ancient Egyptians! With an engaging question and answer format, this series draws young readers into the fascinating, sometimes gruesome, world of famous peoples and civilisations through history. Each spread opens with a simple question, opening up an exploration of an aspect of the life of a people or civilisation and busting some popular myths along the way! The lively lay-out is supported by annotated photos and cartoons, making history fun and accessible for every young reader. Titles in the series: What happened to mummies' brains? And other questions about the Ancient Egyptians Did the kings of Benin really keep pet leopards? And other questions about the kingdom of Benin Did the Celts really use hair gel? And other questions about the Stone Age, Iron Age and Bronze Age Why did the ancient Greeks use elephants in battle? And other questions about the ancient Greeks Why did the Maya stick needles in their tongues? And other questions about the Maya Did the Romans really eat flamingos? And other questions about the Romans Why did the Shang write on turtles? And other questions about the Shang Dynasty Did the Vikings really wear horns on their helmets? And other questions about the Vikings
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Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years, and has written or contributed to dozens of books on a wide range of subjects. Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War. He has also written extensively about general history, both ancient and modern.

Innehållsförteckning

1: Who were the Ancient Egyptians? 2: Why did Egyptians pray for floods? 3: Which Egyptian kings were actually women? 4: Why did the first pyramids fall down? 5: Why did the Egyptians worship cats? 6: What happened to the pharaoh's brain? 7: Was the Great Pyramid a giant boobytrap? 8: How did an old stone reveal secret writings? 9: Did Tutankhamun die in a traffic accident? 10: Why did the Egyptians have such terrible teeth? 11: What gave Nefertiti black eyes? 12: Why was Cleopatra rolled up in a carpet? 13: Quick-fire questions 14: Glossary 15: Further information 16: Index