An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, Ancient History
Paperback Published on: 13/02/2015
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Synopsis

This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations.

• Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans, with additional illustrations in this new edition
• Organized into 11 chapters, covering: the history of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology; prehistoric and pharaonic chronology and the ancient Egyptian language; geography, resources, and environment; and seven chapters organized chronologically and devoted to specific archaeological sites and evidence
• Includes sections on salient topics such as the constructing the Great Pyramid at Giza and the process of mummification

  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780470673362
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Weight: 1043g
  • Dimensions: 244 x 188 x 28 mm

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