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Lives of the ancient Egyptians

Author: Toby A H Wilkinson
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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From the dawn of history to the death of Cleopatra, ancient Egypt was home to larger-than-life personalities. Across one hundred lives, Toby Wilkinson explores the true character and diversity of human experience in the ancient world's greatest civilization. Some of those profiled are famous: pharaohs and queens such as Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Ramesses II and Tiye. Others are lesser known but equally engaging:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toby A H Wilkinson
ISBN: 9780500294802 0500294801
OCLC Number: 1104659052
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: xiii, 274 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm
Contents: Foundations: Early Dynastic Period --
The Pyramid Age: Old Kingdom --
Civil War and restoration: First Intermediate Period and Middle Kingdom --
A Golden Age Early 18th Dynasty --
The Great Heresy: Amarna Period --
Imperial Egypt: Ramesside Period --
Twilight of the Gods: Third Intermediate Period, Late Period, and Ptolemaic Period --
Chronology and King list.
Responsibility: Toby Wilkinson.

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The 100 biographies included here give voice not only to ancient Egypts rulers but also to the people who built the great monuments, staffed government offices, farmed, served in the temples, and  Read more...

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