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Butheamon. A scuola di scrittura nell'antico Egitto

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This is the story of Butehamon, a little Egyptian boy struggling with his dream: he wants to become a scribe!

The book is a fable based on the experience of an expert archaeologist, Valentina Santini, who illustrates the life of this important figure in antiquity in an unconventional but educational way.

Writing was not for everyone and the young protagonist of the book leads the readers on his path to becoming the scribe of the pharaoh.

The book ends with a curious section where you can try your hand at hieroglyphs and discover many other curiosities of the ancient world among which is a hieroglyphs mini-course.

The book is beautifully illustrated by Saimon Toncelli.

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The author

Valentina Santini (1991) decided that she would become an archaeologist when, at the age of 8, she first visited the Archaeological Museum in Florence with her mother. She is now studying for a PhD in Egyptology at the University of Birmingham and she has taken part in numerous international conferences and congresses. She likes to read and write and she always tries to convey her love for archaeology and past cultures.

978-88-3340-288-8

Data sheet

Edition (cm):
18x18
Year:
2022
Pages:
48 coloured
Illustrations:
by Saimon Toncelli
Author:
Valentina Santini

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