Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
by Bard, Kathryn Ann

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An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt is a comprehensive overview of Egyptian archaeology skillfully organized to guide the reader from Egypt's prehistoric past through the pharaonic dynasties and the Greco-Roman Period. Provides an unprecedented introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt and its culture, monuments, and civilization. Beautifully illustrated with over 120 color and black and white illustrations, including artifacts, maps, and site and building plans. Includes special sections on such topics of perennial interest as building the pyramids at Giza, mummification, and deciphering hieroglyphs. 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 discussion of new excavations in Egypt, connecting recent work with the results of projects spanning the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Binding: Softcover
Specs: 424 pages | 2.1 Lbs
ISBN: 1405111488
ISBN-13: 9781405111485
Edition: 1
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing | Publish Date 10/07 | Copyright 2007

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