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The experience of ancient Egypt

Author: A Rosalie David
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
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In this survey, Rosalie David shows how the attitudes, opinions and working practices of Egyptologists have shaped the structure of their subject. The Experience of Ancient Egypt provides a portrait of what we know about ancient Egypt today, examining issues of religion, beliefs and practices surrounding death, everyday life, and literature. David then looks at the history of Egyptology itself--tracing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Rosalie David
ISBN: 0415032636 9780415032636
OCLC Number: 41320127
Description: xxii, 192 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. A Portrait of Ancient Egypt. I. The Historical Outline of Ancient Egypt. II. Funerary Beliefs and Customs. III. The Religion of the Living. IV. Everyday Life. V. Literary Sources --
Pt. 2. The Development of Egyptology. VI. Classical and Medieval Interest in Egypt. VII. The Renaissance Period. VIII. The Decipherment of Egyptian Hieroglyphs. IX. Recording the Monuments. X. Excavating the Sites. XI. The Contribution of Biomedical Studies
Responsibility: Rosalie David.
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