By Steven Blake Shubert,Kathryn A. Bard

The Encyclopedia opens with a normal map of the sector and a chronology of sessions and dynasties, supplying a context for the entries. the 1st portion of the amount then includes 14 overviews which discover the historical past and value of every period.
The major physique of the textual content bargains greater than three hundred alphabetically prepared entries, written by way of essentially the most eminent students during this box. parts lined include:
artefacts - glass, jewelry, sculpture
archaeological practices - relationship innovations, representational facts, textual sources
biographies - Howard Carter, Gertrude Caton Thompson, Gaston Maspero
buildings - cult temples, deepest tombs, pyramid complexes
geographical positive factors - agriculture, weather, irrigation
sites - Abydos, Dakhla Oasis, Thebes
social association - kingship, legislation, taxation
The textual content is broadly illustrated with over one hundred twenty photos. every one access is via a specific additional examining part together with international language resources to complement the to be had works in English.

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