In the Shadow of the Pyramids: Egypt During the Old Kingdom

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1 okt. 1992 - 128 pagina's
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Describes life during ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom, discusses their economy, government, religion, and art, and indicates the reasons for the society's collapse.
 

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What started the high degree of prosperity achieved by Egyptian civilization? The unified people living in what we call the Old Kingdom enjoyed 500 years of prosperity, stability, confidence and high ... Volledige review lezen

In the shadow of the pyramids: Egypt during the old kingdom

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This slim volume contains 120 color plates by photographer Forman and many special insights into the daily lives of Old Kingdom Egyptians by Malek of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford. We move from the ... Volledige review lezen

Inhoudsopgave

PROLOGUE
7
THE BEGINNINGS
13
GATHERING PACE
31
ESTABLISHED AND BEAUTIFUL
39
MANAGING THE ECONOMY
65
SOCIETY AND STATE
87
GODS AND TOMBS
103
TOMBARTISTS AND THE WORLD
111
THE COLLAPSE
117
EPILOGUE
123
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Over de auteur (1992)

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.

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