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Egypt Pharaonic Period

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ISBN-10: 0520256484

ISBN-13: 9780520256484

Edition: 2008

Authors: Alessia Fassone, Enrico Ferraris, Jay Hyams

List price: $34.95
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Among ancient civilizations, Egypt was one of the most evolved and is probably now the best known, thanks to a continuing fascination with mummies, pyramids, and mysterious sphinxes. This beautifully-designed pocket reference presents ancient Egypt in stunningly produced photographs and concise textual descriptions that feature art, culture, and government. The richly illustrated and easy-to-use volume presents a vivid picture of everyday life in Egypt during the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms. It offers an exhaustive view of the civilization as a whole, including a fascinating section on the history of Egyptology, the invasions and excavations, and a section on where the artifacts can be…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Alessia Fassoneholds degrees in Egyptology and archeology from the University of Turin, Italy, andEnrico Ferrarisholds a degree in Egyptology, also from the University of Turin, Italy. Both Fassone and Ferraris are part of the scientific staff of the Center of the Italian Archeological Mission in Alexandria, Egypt.

State and society
Religion and science
Daily life
The world of the dead
Sites and monuments
The history of Egyptology
Maps of Egypt
General index