Ancient Egyptians (History Dudes) by Laura Buller

By Laura Buller

Meet the dudes who made heritage ensue. With quirky, encouraged paintings, heritage Dudes' examine the earlier is either irreverent and informative. every one ebook takes the reader on a trip via a key occasion, subject, or interval in global background, with explanatory reference spreads, comedian strips, and interviews with ancient dudes alongside the best way. writer BIO: wealthy Cando begun drawing the nationally syndicated cartoon Chaos whereas a scholar at UCLA. His superstar Dudes sequence, a spoof of big name Wars, has earned him enthusiasts all over the world and has been proven in museums all over the world.

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A: Yes. It’s made of stone, not that cheap and common mud-brick stuff, so it will last forever. They call it a step pyramid, you know. I think it’s an absolutely brilliant piece of architecture. Q: Well, Imhotep, we can’t thank you enough for chatting with us. The pyramid is pretty awesome, dude. What a brilliant idea! A: Glad you got the point. 41 p u g n i p St e p rage all the s i d i ram wants step py r y pharaoh ’s t in p e t eve e is pu n — Imho o t ls s a t y s e ro e la ing up with th as soon as th ere is dream aoh t Phar mewh one.

This fake-out pharaoh becomes very powerful. She sends explorers to the land of Punt to bring back ivory, gold, and animals. She orders her temple to be built near the Valley of the Kings— dude, how messed up is that? If anyone finds it unusual that the pharaoh is a cross-dresser, no one says a word. By now, Tuthmosis III is old enough to take action. He is bitter as sour grapes, and wants his crown back—fast! What happens next is a little fuzzy, but somehow Tuthmosis III gets rid of Hatshepsut.

It’s an eyepopping parade, dude. Stuff for the next world Next in line is a group of dudes carrying furniture, household goods, food, clothing, and the like. You may think they’re off to a garage sale, but this stuff belongs to the dead pharaoh. It’s all going to the tomb so he has everything he needs to live comfortably in the next life. Laid to rest We’re here! At the tomb, the coffin is stood upright and the priest performs a special ceremony to help bring the dead pharaoh back to life. The pharaoh’s son says his final prayers, and the coffin is placed inside a sarcophagus (large, decorative stone coffin) deep in the tomb’s burial chamber.

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