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The culture of ancient Egypt.

Author: John A Wilson
Publisher: [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1956, ©1951]
Series: Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.), P11.; Oriental Institute essay.
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Chronicles the rise and fall of ancient Egypt, describing geographic factors in the civilization's development; each of the dynasties; and the late empire and post-empire period. Includes a chronology.
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Wilson, John Albert, 1899-1976.
Culture of ancient Egypt.
[Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1956, ©1951]
(OCoLC)714803223
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Wilson
ISBN: 0226901521 9780226901527
OCLC Number: 253658
Notes: Originally published in 1951 under title: The burden of Egypt.
Description: 344 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Contents: The black land : geographic features of Egypt --
Out of the mud : the long prehistoric struggle --
The search for security and order : Dynasties 1-3 (about 3100-2700 B.C.) --
The king and God : Dynasties 4-6 (about 2700-2200 B.C.) --
The first illness : Dynasties 7-11 (about 2200-2050 B.C.) --
The king as the good shepherd : Dynasties 11-12 (about 2050-1800 B.C.) --
The great humiliation : Dynasties 13-17 (about 1800-1550 B.C.) --
Far frontiers : earlier Dynasty 18 (about 1550-1375 B.C.) --
Irrepressible conflict : later Dynasty 18 (about 1375-1325) --
Where is the glory? : Dysnasties 18-20 (about 1325-1100 B.C.) --
The broken reed : Late Empire and Post-Empire (1350 B.C. and after).fac.
Series Title: Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.), P11.; Oriental Institute essay.
Other Titles: Burden of Egypt

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Chronicles the rise and fall of ancient Egypt, describing geographic factors in the civilization's development; each of the dynasties; and the late empire and post-empire period. Includes a chronology.

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