Who led 20,000 men against an arch enemy and captured 924 chariots and 2,238 horses? Why did the Ancient Egyptians pay for a coffin with three pigs and five goats? Explore the world of the Ancient Egyptians with the help of maps, charts, diagrams and detailed illustrations. The author, Rupert Matthews, is an experienced writer and editor of children's books, and specializes in works on history. The consultant, Dr. Richard Parkinson, is Assistant Keeper of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum.