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Know It Alls - Mummies

Know It Alls - Mummies
Know It Alls - Mummies
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As part of the unique, early-science Know-It-All! Series that features  stunning covers and engaging texts, this book puts the spotlight on Mummies! Learn all about how they look, where they live, their babies, how they change as they grow up and more. Awesome life-like illustrations and informative stat boxes make this 24-page book fun and exciting for children aged 4 and up!

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Pages: 26
Reading Level: Beginner (1 to 6)
Language: English
Categories: Animals & Creatures, Educational, Mother Nature
Features: Illustrations, Photos, Narrations, Sounds
Keywords: learning, childrens book, educational books, ebook, fun, animals
Date Added: August 25, 2015
Pharaoh was what kings in Ancient Egypt were called A n y d e a d b o d y i t h a s s k i n o n l l t h a t s t i l e d a m u m m y c a l i s  After death most bodies rot dry out and turn to dust T housands of years ago in the desert land of Egypt great temples were built by order of the Pharaohsmansions for the gods that ruled the land of the living and the land of the dead And the priests of these gods helped transform millions of bodies into mummies  CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK mummy houses In Egypt the Pharaohs were worshipped as if they were gods themselves When they passed by people dropped to their knees and kissed the ground Its little wonder that some of the greatest tombs ever built to house mummies were created for the Pharaohs  Mummy Land  CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Why Mummify The priests wanted to make sure the bodies looked in death as they had in life Ancient Egyptians believed that at the moment of death two spirits that give human beings life Ka and soul Ba leave the body But they reenter it after mummification so that the person can live again in the land of the dead Hence it was very important for the spirits to be able to recognize their body  The mummy of the Pharaoh Khufu was placed in what is called the Great Pyramid It is the largest stone structure in the world consisting of  stone blocks each weighing several tons Thats one big tombstone We know all of this because scientists found mysterious writings call hieroglyphs on the walls and objects inside tombs When they learned to read the symbols they began to understand why mummies were created  CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK