How did the ancient Egyptians make mummies? Who built the pyramids? What is the Rosetta Stone? What evidence survives to tell us about ancient Egyptian civilization? Whatever you want to know about the ancient Egyptians, you will find the answer in this book. Each title in the Understanding People in the Past series is specially designed for the needs of the young researcher. Each book includes: Clear information about all aspects of Egyptian civilization, supported by historical evidence Maps that place the civilization in its geographical context A timeline, ideas for further research, and a glossary that explains difficult words. Book jacket.