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Never had the like occurred : Egypt's view of its past

Author: W J Tait; University College London. Institute of Archaeology.
Publisher: London : Institute of Archaeology, University College, 2003.
Series: Encounters with Ancient Egypt.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume examines ancient Egypt's own multifaceted encounters with its past. As Egyptian culture constantly changed and evolved, this book follows a chronological arrangement, from early Egypt to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W J Tait; University College London. Institute of Archaeology.
ISBN: 1844720071 9781844720071
OCLC Number: 805020372
Description: XVI, 260 p., [4] p. de lám. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 'since the time of the God'; The Ancient Egyptian View of World History; Archaism and Modernism in the Reliefs of Hesy-Ra; Looking Back into the Future: The Middle Kingdom as a Bridge to the Past; Archaism and Innovation in Art from the New Kingdom to the twenty-sixth Dynasty; Literature as a Construction of the Past in the Middle Kingdom; Representations of the Past in New Kingdom Literature; Views of the Past in Egypt During the First Millennium BC; Egypt's Views of 'Others'; Foreigners at Memphis? Petrie's Racial Types; All in the Family? Heirlooms in Ancient Egypt; The Ptolemaic Royal Image and the Egyptian Tradition.
Series Title: Encounters with Ancient Egypt.
Responsibility: edited by John Tait.

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