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There is a lot of information available about Ancient Egypt and this pathfinder points towards some of the best. It will help you find websites, books, videos, databases and other resources. If you need more help, be sure to ask at your local library.

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Websites

  • The Children's University of Manchester: Ancient Egypt

    http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/egypt/

    Make a mummy, learn about the gods, how to count in Egyptian and more.

  • Ancient Egypt: Science and Technology

    http://www.mos.org/quest/

    Lots of information on mummies, tombs and the afterlife. Activities include excavating secret messages, planning your afterlife and learning hieroglyphs.

  • The British Museum: Ancient Egypt

    http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html

    Excellent introduction to temples, pyramids, mummification and all things Egyptian. Interactive activities teach Egyptian writing, numbers, games, chronology and geography.

  • Life in Ancient Egypt

    https://carnegiemnh.org/?s=Egypt

    The Carnegie Museum of Natural History has some good pictures of objects they own that were created in Ancient Egypt. The print is small but there is good information.

  • Egypt

    http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/EGYPT/homepg.html

    Daily life of the pharaohs right down to the farmers as well as mythology, writing, mummies, hieroglyphics and some great pictures of it all.

  • Eternal Egypt / L'Egypte éternelle

    http://www.eternalegypt.org/EternalEgyptWebsiteWeb/HomeServlet

    Investigate the significant innovations of this ancient civilization. It includes society, culture, religion, agriculture and more. It's not written for children but has good information.

  • Hieroglyphs

    http://www.greatscott.com/hiero/index.html

    This has several pages on Hieroglyphs, numbers, fractions and includes links to other sites. Downloads cost money.

  • Explore the Pyramids

    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/textindex.html

    Walk around the Sphinx, enter the Great Pyramid, visit tombs and temples, and more.

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E-Books

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    101 Amazing Facts About Ancient Egypt

    Goldstein, Jack

    Read Online or Download

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    Ancient Egypt

    Nilsen, Anna

    Read Online or Download

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    Joke

    • Q. What did King Tut say when he was scared?
      A. I want my mummy! - Sent in by Lisa, 10

    Find More at the Library

    • To locate more books, use the suggested call numbers, keywords, and phrases to search the library catalogue.
    • Call numbers to browse
      • 299.31 Egyptian gods and goddesses
      • 932 Ancient Egyptian history
    • Suggested subject headings for catalogue
      • Egypt -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature
      • Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C. -- Juvenile literature
      • Goddesses, Egyptian -- Juvenile literature
      • Gods, Egyptian -- Juvenile literature
      • Mummies -- Egypt -- Juvenile literature
      • Mythology, Egyptian -- Juvenile literature
      • Pharaohs -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
      • Pyramids -- Egypt -- Juvenile literature

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