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Ancient Egypt

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  • 102 b/w illus. 48 colour illus.
  • Page extent: 356 pages
  • Size: 253 x 215 mm
  • Weight: 1 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521859073)

Ancient Egypt
Cambridge University Press
9780521859073 - Ancient Egypt - An Introduction - By Salima Ikram
Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgements
ix
Preface
xi
Chronology
xiii
1     The Black and the Red: Geography and Environment
1
2     Travellers, Thieves, and Scholars: The History of Egyptology and Egyptomania
23
3     Re-creating Ancient Egypt: Sources and Methodologies
53
4     Shadows in the Sand: Egypt’s Past
69
5     Maintaining Egypt: Religion
115
6     Kings and Commoners: Egyptian Society and Government
165
7     Town Life and Country Life
189
8     From Sunrise to Sunset: Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians
219
9     The Living and the Dead: Mummies, Tombs, and Mortuary Cults
275
Glossary
301
Notes
307
Further Reading
309
Egyptological Resources
319
Index
323



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