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Ancient Egypt : an introduction

Author: Salima Ikram
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides an introduction to one of the greatest civilizations of all time - ancient Egypt."-back cover.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Salima Ikram
ISBN: 9780521859073 0521859077 9780521675987 0521675987
OCLC Number: 253843826
Description: xxiii, 330 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: The black and the red : geography and environment --
Travellers, thieves, and scholars : the history of Egyptology and Egyptomania --
Re-creating ancient Egypt : sources and methodologies --
Shadows in the sand : Egypt's past --
Maintaining Egypt : religion --
Kings and commoners : Egyptian society and government --
Town life and country life --
From sunrise to sunset : daily life of the ancient Egyptians --
The living and the dead : mummies, tombs, and mortuary cults.
Responsibility: Salima Ikram.
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A cornerstone introduction for the study of ancient Egypt, with an overview of geography, history, society, religion and culture.  Read more...

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