Clothes and Crafts in Ancient Egypt

Clothes and Crafts in Ancient Egypt

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Like an archaeological dig, Clothes & Crafts in History offers readers an opportunity to uncover exciting details of past lives in ancient cities and times. From descriptions and physical evidence left behind, readers learn about the variety of materials and skills that craft workers used to produce kitchen utensils, clothes, jewelry, and other items. Each book in the series also includes information on festivals of the time and exciting project ideas that will help young readers identify with peoples and cultures of the past.The ancient Egyptians were skilled in the crafts of painting, pottery, and carving. They knew how to weave cloth and how to work with precious stones to make beautiful jewelry. They built magnificent palaces and elaborate tombs for their rulers and decorated the walls of these structures with paintings of gods and goddesses. You can also create a snake game, fashion a clay pot, and prepare for a fabulous Egyptian feast
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2000, c1997
ISBN: 9780836827330
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill., col. map. --
Additional Contributors: Gray, Virginia
Alternative Title: Ancient Egypt


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Apr 19, 2010

It's really not worth treating certain topics in such a perfunctory manner. Even when the intended audience is young.

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Apr 19, 2010

Nilufar thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and under


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