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Everything Ancient Egypt
Everything Ancient Egypt
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

The ancient Egyptians thought big and built bigger, leaving behind monuments and messages that have endured for five millennia despite tomb robbers and the ravages of time. Pyramids and mummies tell us about their deaths, but new technologies are peeling the wraps off their mysterious lives. In Everything Ancient Egypt kids will discover all they want to know about the mysteries of ancient Egypt and learn new weird, wacky, and fascinating facts as well. Sections in the book include Rise of the Pharaohs, Death and the Afterlife, Life in Ancient Egypt, and Fun With Ancient Egypt (a section that provides readers with exciting hands-on learning!). Stunning photos and an interactive glossary round out this exciting and engaging new series addition.


$12.95
Voices of Ancient Egypt - Softcover
Voices of Ancient Egypt - Softcover
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This richly illustrated collection of poems gives readers a dynamic sense of everyday life in ancient Egypt. Each poem is the voice of a particular worker, explaining his or her job and its importance— from scribes to farmers and herders, embalmers to bird catchers and pyramid builders.


$6.95
Treasures of Egypt 2 DVD Set
Treasures of Egypt 2 DVD Set
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

Egypt: Quest for Eternity—The River Nile gave birth to one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorious monuments the world has ever seen. Explore the great temples of Luxor and Karnak. Cross the Nile to the Land of the Dead and enter the elaborately decorated tombs where the kings and queens are buried. Join Egyptologists as they unravel and interpret the riddles of Egypt's intriguing past.


$39.95
Egypt's Lost Rival DVD-R
Egypt's Lost Rival DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations
Egypt, the ancient city of Qatna was wiped off the face of the earth as it grew too powerful—its role in the rise of the Egyptian empire lost in the desert sands. Qatna and its many treasures lay hidden from humanity until now.


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Eyewitness to History
Eyewitness to History
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

History comes alive in this engaging and lavishly illustrated chronicle, which spans world events and people from ancient times to the 21st century. The voices of the great and humble speak to us through songs, documents, edicts, poetry, letters, menus, and even graffiti, revealing each era's conflicts, daily life, arts, science, religion, and enduring influence. Interactive design focuses on the tangible artifacts of history, and magnificent illustrations—including period art, archival photographs, and expertly rendered scenes of long-ago events—bring vivid immediacy and appeal to every colorful spread.


$35.00
Egypt Unwrapped 2-DVD Set
Egypt Unwrapped 2-DVD Set
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

From the Sphinx and the pyramids to the rules of Cleopatra and the Scorpion King, the legends and mysteries of ancient Egypt have aroused endless speculation for centuries.


$34.95
Egypt Eternal: Quest for Lost Tombs DVD
Egypt Eternal: Quest for Lost Tombs DVD
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

Become an eyewitness to one dazzling archaeological find after another as National Geographic goes in search of Egypt's fabled past and uncovers some of the most exciting, headline-making discoveries of recent times.


$24.95
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National Geographic Almanac of World History, 2nd Edition
National Geographic Almanac of World History, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

From the first civilizations to the 21st century this wide-ranging, compulsively readable book encompasses all of world history: great ages and monumental events; the rise and fall of cultures; names, dates, and statistics, and stories galore. Designed as an authoritative reference that's also irresistible to browse, it's a brilliant blend of narrative, analysis, detailed facts, and visual variety including sidebars, time lines, and more than 200 maps and illustrations.


$24.95
Engineering Egypt DVD
Engineering Egypt DVD
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

Monumental in scale and sophisticated in design, the engineering triumphs of the ancient Egyptians still inspire awe to this day. This in-depth National Geographic special explores how two of Egypt's mightiest pharaohs—Khufu and Ramses II—built their way to immortality. From the colossal Great Pyramid of Giza to the stunning, rock-carved temples of Abu Simbel, Engineering Egypt provides an extraordinary new perspective on the history, passion and purpose behind an ancient people's quest to achieve the most daring dream of all: eternal life.


$24.95
The Quest for Noah's Flood and Egypt: Secrets of the Pharaohs DVD
The Quest for Noah's Flood and Egypt: Secrets of the Pharaohs DVD
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

National Geographic commemorates 125 years of exploration by reintroducing timeless classics featuring "great explorations" from its archives.


$24.95
The Golden King: The World of Tutankhamun
The Golden King: The World of Tutankhamun
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

Tutankhamun has mesmerized the world ever since Howard Carter's dramatic discovery of his treasure-filled tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922, a priceless trove that casts a spell on everyone that sees it. In this richly illustrated book, Egypt's leading archaeologist, Zahi Hawass, chronicles the Boy King and the royal dynasty that bred him.


$19.95
Cleopatra
Cleopatra
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

Beautiful, mysterious, and tragic, Cleopatra remains one of the most mesmerizing women of all time—and here is her story, based on the latest archaeological research. Secrets unfold in the official companion book to the exhibition co-sponsored by National Geographic, which opened in Philadelphia in May 2010 and will tour the United States for several years. Written by the inimitable Zahi Hawass in collaboration with underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio, this richly illustrated book chronicles the life of Cleopatra and the centuries-long quest to learn more about the queen and her tumultuous era, the last pharaonic period of Egyptian history. For the crowds nationwide who will visit the blockbuster exhibit, as well as fans of popular illustrated histories such as this, Cleopatra and the Lost Treasures of Egypt holds rare glimpses and stunning revelations from the life of a star-crossed queen.

$28.00
Into the Great Pyramid DVD
Into the Great Pyramid DVD
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

Noted Egyptologist Zahi Al-Hawass showcases the most up-to-date archaeological work going on in Egypt and reveals new discoveries that may shed light on some of the most enduring mysteries of the pyramids. You'll witness the opening of Egypt's oldest intact sarcophagus and follow a specially-designed robot as it reveals what lies beyond a blocking stone in the Great Pyramid's mysterious southern shaft. You'll learn more about how the Great Pyramids were built, as a worker's city is unearthed and its clues are revealed for the first time.


$24.95
Great Empires
Great Empires
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

Experience what life was like when pharaohs erected the majestic pyramids; when Hannibal commanded Carthage's 40,000 troops; when Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor; and when the drive to conquer defined the destiny of leaders and the lives of ordinary people. Much of human history is destined to be forgotten—but thousands of years have not erased the epic stories of the great empires of the world. Great Empires sweeps through the ages, uncovering the secrets of dynasties from the dawn of human civilization to the 20th century and tracing the path of power around the globe and across the centuries. Each chapter delves into the times, places, and historical forces that gave rise to legendary warriors, charismatic kings, and lasting dynasties.


$40.00
Nefertiti and the Lost Dynasty DVD
Nefertiti and the Lost Dynasty DVD
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It's among the most tantalizing mysteries in all of ancient Egyptian archaeology: What became of the legendary Queen Nefertiti and Akhenaten, radical pharaoh and probable father of King Tut? And why was their fabled "Amarna Dynasty" deliberately obliterated by later rulers?


$24.95
Unlocking the Great Pyramid DVD
Unlocking the Great Pyramid DVD
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When ancient architects completed construction on the Great Pyramid at Giza, they left behind the greatest riddle of the engineering world—how did builders lift limestone blocks weighing an average of two and a half tons 480 feet up onto the top of the Pyramid? For centuries, adventurers and Egyptologists have crawled through every passageway and chamber of the Pyramid, measuring and collecting data in an attempt to determine how it was built.


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National Geographic Readers: Mummies
National Geographic Readers: Mummies
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Why were mummies mummified? These mysterious corpses provide a fascinating window on the past of cultures worldwide. This colorful book has plenty of ghoulish intrigue to keep young readers reading. They'll learn about the science behind the myths through a compelling combination of fun, facts, jokes and captivating photography.


$3.99
Best of National Geographic Channel 5-DVD Collection
Best of National Geographic Channel 5-DVD Collection
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Category: DVDs/Best of National Geographic

Our Best of National Geographic Channel DVD collection makes the perfect gift. Contains Megastructures, Egyptian Secrets of the Afterlife, Climbing Redwood Giants, Planet Carnivore, and Through the Lens.


$124.95
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