This lavishly illustrated book charts the people, places, events and beliefs that shaped one of history's most remarkable civilizations. It recounts how the secrets of ancient Egypt were uncovered by generations of explorers and archaeologists, revealing the rise and fall of ruling dynasties over 3000 years. Discover how ancient Egyptian society was organised, what daily life was like for both ordinary people and the ruling elite, their fascinating religion and mythology, including their extraordinary death rites.
All aspects of ancient Egyptian life are vividly evoked with gorgeous photographs of art, artefacts and architecture. There are also striking 3D illustrations that reveal the inside story of their homes, palaces and tombs. Packed with fascinating facts, it is also a beautifully designed and accessible reference book that will appeal to readers of all ages.