Cultural Atlas of Ancient Egypt

ISBN-10: 0816040362

ISBN-13: 9780816040360

Edition: 2000 (Revised)

Authors: John Baines, Jaromir Malek, Jarom�r M�lek

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List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Facts On File, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

John Baines is a professor of Egyptology at the University of Oxford, England. His publications include Fecundity Figures and a translation of Heinrich Shafer's Principles of Egyptian Art. He resides in Oxford, England.

Jaromir Malek holds a doctorate in Egyptology from Charles University, Prague and is the editor of the Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings. He resides in Oxford, England.

Chronological Table
Introduction
The Cultural Setting
The Geography of Ancient Egypt
The Study of Ancient Egypt
The Historical background
Kings of Egypt
Gallery of Kings
Art and Architecture
Conventions of Representation
Tomb Stelae
A Journey down
Boats on the Nile
Southern Upper Egypt
Thebes
John Gardner Wilkinson at Thebes
Northern Upper Egypt
Middle Egypt
Memphis
The Pyramids: Types and Construction
The Pyramids: Checklist
Lower Egypt--The Delta
Nubia
Peripheral Regions
Aspects of Egyptian Society
Everyday Life
Scribes and Writing
The Army
Women and Men
Religion
The Egyptian Pantheon
Burial Customs
Egypt in Western Art, by Helen Whitehouse
Museums with Egyptian Collections
Glossary
List of Illustrations
Bibliography
Gazetteer
Index
List of Maps
The geographical setting of Egypt
The nomes of Upper Egypt
The nomes of Lower Egypt
Population density in the Nile valley
Delta topography
Natural resources of ancient Egypt
Travelers to Egypt and Sudan before 1800
Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt
The second cataract area in Predynastic times
Egypt in the Old Kingdom and First Intermediate Period
Egypt in the Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period
The second cataract forts of the Middle Kingdom
Egypt in the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period
Egypt and the Near East (c. 1530-1190 BCE)
Egypt in the late Third Intermediate Period
Egypt in the Late Period, with the state of Napata--Meroe (c. 715 BCE - 4th century CE)
Egypt, the Aegean, and the Near East in the Late Period
Egypt in the Greco-Roman Period
The Faiyum in the Greco-Roman Period
Egypt and the east Mediterranean in the Greco-Roman Period
Key to regional maps
Southern Upper Egypt
The district of Aswan
The district of Thebes
Northern Upper Egypt
Middle Egypt
The Faiyum
The district of Memphis
Location of the pyramids
Lower Egypt--The Delta
Lower Nubia
Upper Nubia
Oases in the Western Desert
Sinai
The distribution of local cults
Museums with Egyptian collections
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