What an amazing children s bookFrom School Library JournalGrade 5 9 This oversized "novelty book has a gold cover with red plastic jewel inlays to add "book has a gold cover with red plastic jewel inlays to add the drama Written as an amateur Egyptologist s travel journal from 1926 each spread covers a distinct area of antiuity and is mainly factual in content except for the author s chatty asides The type resembles that of an old manual typewriter and the photos reproductions and sketches make the journal seem realistic There are papyrus pull outs pop p art minibooks and fold out maps and an envelope in the back with period postcards ticket stubs etc Egypt1926 The pharaohs are all gone and the construction of the pyramids has been done centuries ago However how would you react if you were given the opportunity to rummage through the sights in search of information about the ancient civilization that had prevailed so long ago Egyptology by TGH James When what the world had known about Egypt had been very limited there were those who had pushed forward for some answers In the age of Howard Carter the archeologist that had Travels of an Ordinary Man Australia uncovered King Tutankhamen s King Tut burial site you have been selected toncover of these secrets From crowns jewelry geography architecture to religion food and weaponry this book has got it all The best part isit isn t written like a history textbook It is in the format of a journal With multiple images and selections of art there "is never a part in this book in which you turn to the next page with doubts in "never a part in this book in which you turn to the next page with doubts in mind about how such amenities look like It explains how one may go about there day in multiple parts of Egypt of different statuses Senet the ancient game that those of young age had played is clearly explained within this book It explains much about each aspect to make sure that it has been completely stated There are some pretty funky facts buried in the book as well keeping it very interesting to go through For example had you ever known that one of royalty had worn toe and finger protectors made of wood and wrapped in gold foil when they died so the hundred plus items of jewelry does not harm the mummy Factoids like these aren t simply thrown at
the reader because the book was divided in coherent subsections as an archeologist would keep reader because the book was divided in coherent subsections as an archeologist would keep notes in However the most intriguing part in this book would be that all of the major Egyptian historical sites are explained in great depth ie a mapped out version of what typical pyramids had consisted of I rate this book 4 stars out of 5 stars This was a great book with a A Cidade e as Serras uniue way of approaching a factualreference set of information It wasn t tooniue in the way that one has to decipher which statements are factual and which just corresponds with the book progression The only thing that had brought this book down a single star would be that it doesn t have a reread potential 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 spreadWho can resist the allure of ancient Egypt and the thrill of Everything a Band-Aid Can't Fix: A Teen's Guide to Healing and Dealing with Life 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 expeditionp the Nile in search of the tomb of the god Osiris Alas Miss Sands and crew soon vanishe. ,
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Nd it had rushed through each topic to keep it somewhat simplistic Honestly "I felt as if the author could have spent time on each topic "felt as if the author could have spent time on each topic it had not really developed each fact as far as it could haveGrading System1 Star The book was torturous It wasn t worth the time that you spent reading it2 Stars The book had a 2 chapter s worth of enjoyable context I don t really recommend it3 Stars It was a great book but lacked one special element that would enhance the read It would depend on the book if I were to grade it or not4 Stars It was an excellent book The majority of this book had great context However it is not the book for everyone5 Stars The book was almost perfect I cannot say anything negative about this book It was worth every nanosecond that you had spent on reading this book It would be worth reading again 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 nrealistic at times it documents the founding of Osiris Tomb by the explorer Emily Sands in 1926 with magnificent depiction and portrayal Fully euipped with tantalizing illustrations it truly captivates the wonder and curiosity that entices our imagination A fantastic fun and thrilling book Loved it then love it now 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 dofeelplaytake out It s fun and educational The story is fictional but
the facts are real and it genuinely does teach the reader about Egypt Perfect for young children who arefacts are real and it genuinely does teach the reader about Egypt Perfect for young children who are in history or the Egyptians
specifically and also perfect for any Ancient Egypt geeks such as myself The illustrations and interactive featuresand also perfect for any Ancient Egypt geeks such as myself The illustrations and interactive features this book are fun but it was very nderwhelming and rather on the boring side A fun concept though not entirely original A book to treasureI am a life long Egyptology buff and co author of a novel Secret of the Sands that is set in Egypt and I was absolutely thrilled to receive this as a Christmas present one year It has sat proudly showcased on my main bookshelf ever since Not only is it a lovely book to look at the design of its interior is like leafing through the personal notebook of an Egypt traveller Its fun design includes all kinds of interesting things to open All Things Consoled unravel It is a book that children find fascinating because of all the little hidden items they can discover plus the book is packed full of great facts about Egypt This book truly does do justice to Egypt and her magnificent andnrivaled history My house is decorated throughout with Egyptian art and this book is a wonderful addition to my home It is a keeps. D 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. Ake I will treasure foreverA great gift for the Egypt buff in your family Rai Aren co author of Secret of the Sands 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 p of things I already knew It is a lovely colourful introduction to Egypt an Bought this for my daughter who is studying Egypt at schoolWhat great fun A work of fiction with plenty of historical input for "young people we had a ball with this as it just opened p "people we had a ball with this as it just opened Cracked (Soul Eaters, up of conversation and discussion about all things EgyptThe journal is recovered in 1992 after being lost for half a century and is published despite beingnfinished Sands expedition party mysteriously disappears in search of the tomb of Osiris The journal is a facsimile but holds lots of interesting bits and pieces maps and a mysterious copy of a papyrus clue to the location of a tomb The book is well executed and re created for kids and mine just couldn t get enough of itGreat fun can heartily recommend Independent Reading 3rd 5th gradeThe study of the Egyptian culture has sadly been removed from the current curriculum As a student I always loved learning about the pyramids and the Egyptian world The book Egyptology is actually the journal of Emily Sands who travelled to Cairo exploring the mysterious land of the Egyptians The illustrations are a very detailed look into the Egyptian culture Sand s journal contained objects or souvenirs from her travels By keeping them in this book it helps you to imagine yourself in the mist of the pyramids For example there is a piece of mummy cloth and a small insert that explains hieroglyphs with a translation of the images just to name a few It almost reads like a scrapbook that has notes added with dates This book will appeal to students because the interest that the pyramids bring mummy tombs and the peek a boo flaps that displays information in a fun way Many children have written in journals and they can relate to that as wellSubjects History or ArtLesson Plan HistoryArt We will take a field trip to the museum and the students will be put in groups and each group will have a disposable camera After
Developing The Film Each Groupthe film each group make a scrapbook of their experiences I read for a long time continuously because it was about ancient Egypt and real historyBut Did Emily Sands die of the curse of the mummy or she just died normallyMeanwhile in England her dog dies at the same time as she died But it is not any ordinary time it is the exact time and if you read this book you will it in an envelope when you just open the book there will be an envelope on the leftOpen it carefully so that it will not tearlike a paper it is very soft and fragileBut I think there is only one Party Politics in America uniue book like this. 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 Antiuities at the British Museum explaining which parts of thisniue tale may be accepted as fact which are guided by legend and which reflect the author's delightful sense of fan.