A journey through the land of ancient Egypt provides information on daily lives, religion, and the tombs in which pharaohs were buried, and also looks at mummification and the building and purpose of the pyramids.
Journey along the world's longest river, from the Nile delta to Nubia, with theEgyptologist Kent Weeks. Open the panoramic gatefold to discover the magnificence of a pharaoh's tomb in the Valley of the Kings, and then turn the transparent pages to reveal the effects of 3,000 years on a human mummy. Along the way readers will peer inside incredible pyramids and take a journey into the Next World as they learn the secrets of the dead. At the end, intrepid explorers witness how today's scientists are using CAT scans and other cutting-edge technology to uncover the answers to some of ancient Egypt's most intriguing mysteries.