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|All Authors / Contributors:||
T G H James; British Museum. Department of Egyptian Antiquities.
|Notes:||Originally published in Great Britain as: A general introductory guide to the Egyptian collections in the British Museum / by the Dept. of Egyptian Antiquities, British Museum. Revised in 1979 and published as: An introduction to ancient Egypt.
|Description:||287 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The land of Egypt and its natural resources --
An outline of ancient Egyptian history --
Language, decipherment, and writing materials --
Egyptian literary and other writings --
Religious beliefs --
List of principal gods --
Funerary beliefs and customs --
Arts and crafts --
Roman and Christian Egypt and the Kingdom of Meroe --
List of the principal kings of Egypt --
Names of the principal kings of Egypt, including the Roman emperors --