Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians (Daily Life Through History Series) / Edition 2

Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians (Daily Life Through History Series) / Edition 2

by Bob Brier, Hoyt Hobbs
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0313353069

ISBN-13: 9780313353062

Pub. Date: 09/30/2008

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Explore the daily lives of ancient Egyptians in this exciting new 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 examine social and material existence in one of the world's oldest civilizations. Narrative chapters explore the

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Explore the daily lives of ancient Egyptians in this exciting new 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 examine 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 material 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 center bibliography, and over 20 new photos make this a must-have reference source for modern students of ancient history.

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 center bibliography, and over 20 new photos make this a must-have reference source for modern students of ancient history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313353062
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Series:
Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chronology

1. History

2. Religion

3. Government and Society

4. Work and Play

5. Food

6. Clothes and Other Adornments

7. Architecture

8. Arts and Crafts

9. Construction and Technology

10. Warfare

11. Medicine and Mathematics

Glossary

Annotated Bibliography

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