Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians (Hardback)
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Short Description for Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians Helps to explore the daily lives of ancient Egyptians. This title includes chapters which explore the preparation of food and drink, religious ceremonies and cosmology, work and play, the arts, military domination, and intellectual accomplishments.
- Published: 30 September 2008
- Format: Hardback 328 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780313353062 ISBN 10: 0313353069
- Sales rank: 762,070
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Full description for Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians
Explore the daily lives of ancient Egyptians in this exciting 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 explore 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 information 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 centre" bibliography, and over 20 new photos make this a must-have reference source for modern students of ancient history.