Village Life in Ancient Egypt: Laundry Lists and Love Songs / Edition 1

Village Life in Ancient Egypt: Laundry Lists and Love Songs / Edition 1

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by A. G. McDowell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199247536

ISBN-13: 9780199247530

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Deir el-Medina, the village of the workmen who built the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, is a uniquely rich source of information about life in Egypt between 1539 and 1075 BC. The abundant archaeological remains are complemented by tens of thousands of texts documenting the thoughts and activities of the villagers. This book combines translations of over

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Deir el-Medina, the village of the workmen who built the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, is a uniquely rich source of information about life in Egypt between 1539 and 1075 BC. The abundant archaeological remains are complemented by tens of thousands of texts documenting the thoughts and activities of the villagers. This book combines translations of over 200 of these texts spanning the entire range of preserved genres with stunning illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199247530
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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