Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians

Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians

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Baker & Taylor
Explores the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt through reconstructions based on hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from temple walls.

Greenwood Pub Group
Explore the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt (3000 to 30 B.C.E.) through reconstructions based on the hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from the temple walls of the people themselves. Students can use this unique and most up-to-date resource on the subject to examine the history of one of our oldest civilizations. Detailed inscriptions of its religion, its unusual form of government, the manner of ancient work and play, its magnificent art, the reasons for its military domination, and its intellectual accomplishments are included to help recreate the time period for modern readers.
A vivid portrait of daily life in Egypt from 3000 to 30 B.C.E. reconstructed through hieroglyphic inscriptions and ancient painted scenes.

Book News
Explores the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt through reconstructions based on hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from temple walls. Chapters examine what people ate and wore, and their social lives and jobs, and explain how bread, beer, and wine were made. Detailed descriptions of religion, government, art, military domination, and intellectual accomplishments help recreate the time period. The authors are professors of Egyptology and philosophy at Long Island University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780313303135
0313303134
Characteristics: xiv, 253 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Hobbs, A. Hoyt

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