Within the dark labyrinth of an archaeological dig in the Egyptian desert, Jill, a spunky Australian archaeologist, her Egyptian colleague Mez, and three workmen open a sarcophagus. They are disappointed to find it has already been looted in ancient times and only contains a few artifacts. However, one of the artifacts directs them to further clues that lead them to more of the tomb. Jill suddenly finds herself alone in a corridor of the ancient past, where Egyptian myths and customs have come alive. Fighting giant cobras and witnessing an Ancient Egyptian funeral procession and rituals, Jill has a glimpse of a land two thousand years ago. Will Jill be able find a portal back to the present and continue her adventures around the globe?
This truly multimedia book includes lively illustrations by the author, audio performances, and video animatics to bring the story to life.
There is also a “Field Notes” section where the reader can explore Jill’s notes about her finds. Throughout the book, there are links to educational resources, allowing the reader to explore and find more information about archaeology and Ancient Egypt.
The Fields of Yaru is just the beginning of a series following the intrepid heroine on her explorations around the world.
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