Consuming Ancient Egypt

Consuming Ancient Egypt

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by Sally MacDonald, Michael Rice
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1844720039

ISBN-13: 9781844720033

Pub. Date: 08/05/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.

This fun and fascinating collection of 14 essays describes various permutations of popular interpretations of ancient Egypt, with chapters on mummys in film, stage, and literature; staging of the opera Aida; ways ancient Egypt is presented to tourists; ancient Egypt in French advertising; presentation of Egyptian collections in museums, especially in the

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This fun and fascinating collection of 14 essays describes various permutations of popular interpretations of ancient Egypt, with chapters on mummys in film, stage, and literature; staging of the opera Aida; ways ancient Egypt is presented to tourists; ancient Egypt in French advertising; presentation of Egyptian collections in museums, especially in the British Museum; and Hollywood films about pharoahs. The authors include archaeologists, Egyptologists, curators, a museum director, a filmmaker, and a writer. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844720033
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
08/05/2003
Series:
Encounters with Ancient Egypt Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.70(d)

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