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Egyptians An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0415271045

ISBN-13: 9780415271042

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robert Morkot

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Of all ancient societies, Egypt perhaps has the widest popular appeal. The huge amounts of archaeological material, from the vast and imposing temples to the small objects of daily life, make us believe that we can approach the society and empathize with it. This study introduces the reader to the broad span of Egyptian history and cultural development from its origins to the arrival of Islam. It examines the structure of Egyptian society, its changes over time, and the ways in which the economy and religious institutions were used to bind society together. Challenging some of the accepted truths and highlighting the enormous gaps in our knowledge, Morkot explains how Egypt's place in the…    
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List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/7/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Defining Ancient Egypt
The Egyptian World
Esoteric Knowledge and Oriental Mystery: The Lure of Egypt
Constructing the Egyptian Past
Origins and First Flowering
Imperial Egypt: The Middle and New Kingdoms (c. 2055���1069 BC)
Continuity with Metamorphosis: Egypt 1100 BC to AD 641
Rulers and Ruled
Town and Country in Ancient Egypt
[The] Culture of Ancient Egypt
Further Reading