By Robert (Bob) M. Brier,Hoyt Hobbs
Explore the day-by-day lives of historic Egyptians during this fascinating new replace of 1 of the main profitable everyday life titles. via reconstructions in accordance with the hieroglyphic inscriptions, work from tombs, and scenes from temple partitions, readers can learn social and fabric life in a single of the world's oldest civilizations. Narrative chapters discover the training of foods and drinks, spiritual ceremonies and cosmology, paintings and play, the humanities, army domination, and highbrow accomplishments. With fabric garnered from contemporary excavations and examine, together with new content material on building, pyramid construction, send construction, and metallurgy, this updated quantity caters to the ever-evolving wishes of contemporary readers. A timeline, an intensive examine middle bibliography, and over 20 new photographs make this essential reference resource for contemporary scholars of historical history.
Explore the day-by-day lives of historical Egyptians during this interesting replace of 1 of the main profitable lifestyle titles. via reconstructions according to the hieroglyphic inscriptions, work from tombs, and scenes from temple partitions, readers can discover social and fabric life in a single of the world's oldest civilizations. Narrative chapters discover the guidance of foods and drinks, non secular ceremonies and cosmology, paintings and play, the humanities, army domination, and highbrow accomplishments.
With info garnered from contemporary excavations and study, together with new content material on building, pyramid construction, send construction, and metallurgy, this up to date quantity caters to the ever-evolving wishes of modern day readers. A timeline, an in depth learn heart bibliography, and over 20 new images make this essential reference resource for contemporary scholars of old history.
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Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians by Robert (Bob) M. Brier,Hoyt Hobbs