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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.

Author Morley, Jacqueline.

Published:New York : Franklin Watts, 2004.

ContentsScraping 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 pharaoh -- The pyramid is finished!

SummaryDescribes the construction of an Egyptian pharaoh's tomb, the life and various jobs of the workers, and the burial of the pharaoh.

Description32 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm.

NoteIncludes index.

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ISBN0531163962

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Author
Morley, Jacqueline.
Contributor
Antram, David, 1958-
Salariya, David.
Subject
Pyramids -- Egypt -- Construction and design -- Juvenile literature.
Unskilled labor -- Egypt -- Juvenile literature.
Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To 332 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
Pyramids -- Egypt -- Juvenile literature.


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