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Egyptology (Ologies, #2) by Emily Sands Online



Egyptology (Ologies, #2)

Egyptology (Ologies, #2)

  • Title: Egyptology (Ologies, #2)
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  • ISBN : 9780763626389
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 26 pages


Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt through a fascinating journal from a lost expedition a treasure trove of fact and fantasy featuring a novelty element on every spread.Who can resist the allure of ancient Egypt and the thrill of uncovering mysteries that have lain hidden for thousands of years Not the feisty Miss Emily Sands, who in 1926, four years after the di Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt through a fascinating journal from a lost expedition a treasure trove of fact and fantasy featuring a novelty element on every spread.Who can resist the allure of ancient Egypt and the thrill of uncovering mysteries that have lain hidden for thousands of years Not the feisty Miss Emily Sands, who in 1926, four years after the discovery of King Tut s tomb, led an expedition up the Nile in search of the tomb of the god Osiris Alas, Miss Sands and crew soon vanished into the desert, never to be seen again But luckily, her keen observations live on in the form of a lovingly kept journal, full of drawings, photographs, booklets, foldout maps, postcards, and many other intriguing samples Here are just a few of EGYPTOLOGY s special features an extravagantly gilded cover, featuring a raised Horus hawk pendant with three encrusted gems a playable game of Senet ancient Egyptian checkers including board, pieces, original style dice, and rules a souvenir booklet showing how to read simple hieroglyphs a scrap of textured mummy cloth a facsimile of the gilded mummy mask of King Tut a gilded eye of Horus amulet with a jewel at the endRich with information about life in ancient Egypt and peppered with Miss Sands s lively narration, EGYPTOLOGY concludes with a letter from the former Keeper of Antiquities at the British Museum, explaining which parts of this unique tale may be accepted as fact, which are guided by legend, and which reflect the author s delightful sense of fancy


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Egyptology (Ologies, #2) Reviews (31)

  • Whilst I am fully aware that I am a fair years above the intended audience age range, I feel it necessary to say that, though the information was clear and concise, it felt simplified and made up of things I already knew It is a lovely, colourful introduction to Egypt and it s history, but on occasi [..]

  • My parents bought this book for me when I was younger as I was completely obsessed with everything to do with Ancient Egypt The book is beautiful, the story is exciting and told in such a wonderful way with journal entries, scrapbooks, and including things that you can do feel play take out It s fun [..]

  • Bought this for my daughter who is studying Egypt at school.What great fun A work of fiction, with plenty of historical input for young people, we had a ball with this as it just opened up loads of conversation and discussion about all things Egypt.The journal is recovered in 1992 after being lost f [..]

  • This book sits comfortably on my all time favourites shelf because it s the book that first sparked my interest in the glorious study of Ancient Egypt Though unrealistic at times, it documents the founding of Osiris Tomb by the explorer Emily Sands in 1926 with magnificent depiction and portrayal Fu [..]

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