Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians

Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians

Book - 2008
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Explore the daily lives of ancient Egyptians in this exciting new update of one of the most successful Daily Life titles. Through reconstructions based on the hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from temple walls, readers can examine social and material existence in one of the world's oldest civilizations. Narrative chapters explore the preparation of food and drink, religious ceremonies and cosmology, work and play, the arts, military domination, and intellectual accomplishments. With material garnered from recent excavations and research, including new content on construction, pyramid building, ship building, and metallurgy, this up-to-date volume caters to the ever-evolving needs of today's readers. A timeline, an extensive "research center" bibliography, and over 20 new photos make this a must-have reference source for modern students of ancient history.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780313353062
Characteristics: xvi, 311 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hobbs, A. Hoyt
Alternative Title: Ancient Egyptians
Call Number: 932 BRI


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