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Author Morley, Jacqueline.

Title You wouldn't want to be a pyramid builder! : a hazardous job you'd rather not have / written by Jacqueline Morley ; illustrated by David Antram ; created and designed by David Salariya.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Franklin Watts, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Series  J 932.014 Mor    ---  Available
Edition Revised edition.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series You wouldn't want to be
You wouldn't want to--
Summary The ancient Egyptian pyramids are one of the wonders of the world but what was it like to work on one? Experience for yourself the lives of laborers, scribes, artists, and embalmers as they prepare the Pharaohs final resting place.
Note Includes index.
Contents Scraping a living -- Officials, officials -- Pulling your weight -- Sent to the quarries -- Skilled stuff ... masons at work -- Scribes, scribes, scribes -- Carvers and painters -- Home comforts -- Staying on the right side of the gods -- Off-color days -- Wrapping up the Pharoah -- The pyramid is finished!
Source NBK 3/14 PPLY
Subject Pyramids -- Egypt -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature.
Unskilled labor -- Egypt -- Juvenile literature.
Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To 332 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
Pyramids -- Egypt.
Unskilled labor -- Egypt.
Egypt -- Social life and customs -- to 332 B.C.
Added Author Antram, David, 1958- illustrator.
Added Title You would not want to be a pyramid builder!
ISBN 9780531271018 (lib. bdg.)
0531271013 (lib. bdg.)
9780531238523 (pbk.)
0531238520 (pbk.)

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