Egypt's Making: The Origins of Ancient Egypt 5000-2000 BC (Hardback)
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Short Description for Egypt's Making This work evokes the fascination and wonder of the most ancient period of Egypt's history. Topics covered include: formative influences in the political and social organization and art of Egypt, the origins of kingship and the age of pyramids.
- Published: 01 January 2004
- Format: Hardback 360 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415268745 ISBN 10: 0415268745
Full description for Egypt's Making
Already a classic and widely used text, this second edition has been wholly revised and updated in the light of the many discoveries made since its first publication. Michael Rice's bold and original work evokes the fascination and wonder of the most ancient period of Egypt's history. Covering a huge range of topics, including formative influences in the political and social organization and art of Egypt, the origins of kingship, the age of pyramids, the nature of Egypt's contact with the lands around the Arabian Gulf, and the earliest identifiable developments of the historic Egyptian personality. Egypt's Making is a scholarly yet readable and imaginative approach to this compelling ancient civilization.