The many arts and crafts at which the Egyptians excelled and the numerous leisure pastimes they pursued are examined in detail in this enlightening book. Among the crafts covered are pottery- and glass-making, spinning and weaving, painting, sculpture and jewelry-making. Other chapters are devoted to Egyptian writing systems and literature, as well as activities such as music, dancing, wrestling, archery and hunting.
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"Quoting extensively from 19th-and 20th-century Egyptologists, as well as from available ancient sources, Nardo presents a great deal of information in a smooth narrative, accompanied by archival photographs and reproductions of artifacts, illustrations from the past century or so, and even scenes taken from films and documentaries."
--School Library Journal, November 2005 (School Library Journal )
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Descripción Lucent, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111590187067
Descripción Lucent. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1590187067 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.1626787
Descripción Lucent Books, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX1590187067