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Pyramid [electronic resource] / written by James Putnam ; photographed by Geoff Brightling and Peter Hayman.

Putnam, James. (Author). Brightling, Geoff. (Added Author). Hayman, Peter. (Added Author). Gale Group. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780756686154 (electronic book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (72 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.).
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What are pyramids? -- Built for a king -- The great Step Pyramid -- The Step Pyramid complex -- First true pyramids -- The pyramids of Giza -- The pharaohs of Giza -- The Great Pyramid -- Inside the pyramid -- Temples and offerings -- The Great Sphinx -- Funeral boats -- Planning the pyramid -- Building in brick and stone -- Tools for building -- The pyramid rises -- A slow decline -- The Middle Kingdom revival -- Pyramidions -- Riddles of the pyramids -- Pyramids of Nubia -- Pharaohs of Nubia -- A queen's treasure -- Pyramids of Mexico -- Mayan pyramids -- Aztec pyramids -- The pyramid lives on ... -- Did you know? -- Who's who -- Find out more.
Summary, etc.:
Looks at the secrets of the monumental structures of the ancient world, from the tombs of Egypt to the pyramids of Central America.
Subject: Pyramids > Egypt.
Pyramids > Sudan.
Indians of Mexico > Pyramids.
Pyramids > Central America.
Electronic books.

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