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Life in ancient Egypt

by EvЕѕen Strouhal

  • 191 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in [Cambridge, England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To 332 B.C.,
    • Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAncient Egypt.
      Statementby Eugen Strouhal ; with photographs by Werner Forman ; foreword by Geoffrey T. Martin ; [translated by Deryck Viney].
      ContributionsForman, Werner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT61 .S92513 1992b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination279 p. :
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1493534M
      ISBN 100521440939
      LC Control Number93167436
      OCLC/WorldCa27

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      Get this from a library! Life in ancient Egypt. [Adolf Erman; H M Tirard; Jon Manchip White] -- A classical history of social, political, cultural, and religious developments among the ancient Egyptians. What was it like to live in the ancient land watered by the Nile, thousands of years.   Egypt -- Civilization -- To B.C. -- Juvenile literature, Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To B.C. -- Juvenile literature, Egypt -- Civilization -- To B.C, Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To B.C Publisher Lucent Books Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Pages:

        " gracefully written" - The New York TimesAward-winning historian Lionel Casson paints a vivid portrait of the people of ancient Egypt - from peasants and pharaohs to soldiers and scribes and artists and priests - and what life was like beyond the splendors and treasures that remain Brand: New Word City, Inc.   Models of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt: From the Tomb of Meket-Re at Thebes (Paperback or Softback) by Winlock, H. E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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