City of the Dead: Thebes in Egypt

City of the Dead: Thebes in Egypt

by Lise Manniche



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226503394
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 09/28/1987
Series: British Museum Publications Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Dr Manniche is a well-known Danish Egyptologist and author of several books including Egyptian Art (in Danish) and Erotic Life in Ancient Egypt. She has also written and illustrated children's books including The Prince who knew his Fate, The Ancient Egyptian Activity Book and The Lion and the Mouse.

Table of Contents

1. Thebes West: City of the Dead
2. The Beginning
3. The Eighteenth Dynasty (1575-1335 B.C.)
4. The Ramessid Tombs (1308-1087 B.C.)
5. The Late Period (1987-525 B.C.) and the End
6. Rediscovery
7. Modern Times
List of the Theban Tombs and Their Owners
I. General
II. Ancient Names
III. Modern Names

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