Ancient EGYPT

Interesting websites to help you discover more

and some fascinating books too

 

Eyelid

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Lots of pictures - not too many sections - and quite easy to understand.

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Tour Egypt

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A good summary.  Not many pictures but not too much to read.

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School site

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Enjoy exploring this school website.  Some useful ideas for teachers.

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The British Museum site.  Lots of information and lots of good games to play.

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British Museum

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A great KIDS section.  Lots of links to other sites.  Useful for teachers, too.

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Guardian's Egypt

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Mummies: What are they? Who were they? And how were they made?

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Can you discover who is buried in the tomb in this National Geographic game?

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How to write like an Egyptian

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ODYSSEY

Easy-to-read sections on people and jobs, daily life, beliefs, death, writing & archaeology.

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The following web pages are from the BBC website.

They have lots of useful information but are written for grown-ups so they might be a bit difficult to understand.

BBC Ancient Egyptians

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The main BBC page about the Ancient Egyptians.  A good starting place.

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Pyramid Builder game

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PYRAMID CHALLENGE - Can you take charge of building a pyramid? A good game for kids!

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Mummy Maker game

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MUMMY MAKER - A gory game about making Mummies.  Great for bloodthirsty kids!

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Discover details of 12 different Egyptian gods.

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Egyptian gods

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What animals were important to the Egyptians - and why?

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Egyptian animals

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Find out more about some of the objects found in King Tutankhamun's tomb.

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Tutankhamun's tomb

 

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"See Inside" Ancient Egypt

Usborne

 

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Ancient Egypt

Dorling Kindersley

 

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Everything Ancient Egypt

National Geographic Kids

 

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Egyptian Things to Make and Do

Usborne

 

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