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Silverman, David P. (Editor)

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ISBN 10: 1900131803 / ISBN 13: 9781900131803
Editorial: Duncan Baird Publishers, London, UK, 1997
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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BRAND NEW & Colletible. English language text. Highly acclaimed treatise on the remarkable world order of ancient Egypt, illustrated with photos, maps and charts. Text in 3 parts and 15 chapters. The chapters are and scholars are: 1, The Gift of the Nile (Fekri Hassan); 2, Three Kingdoms & Thirty-four Dynasties (William J. Murnane); 3, Egypt & the World Beyond (Donald B. Redford); 4, The Wealth of the Land (Fekri Hassan); 5, The Settled World (Ian Shaw); 6, Women in Egypt (Gay Robbins); 7, The Boundaries of Knowledge (Christopher Eyre); 8, Belief & Ritual (David P. Silverman); 9, The Celestial Realm (James P. Allen); 10, The Cult of the Dead (Robert K. Ritner); 11, The Life of Ritual (Emily Teeter); 12, The Pyramids (Zahi Hawass); 13, Tombs & Temples (Peter Der Manuelian); 14, Egyptian Art (Rita Freed); and, 15, Signs, Symbols & Language. Rich reading. N° de ref. de la librería 006491

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Editorial: Duncan Baird Publishers, London, UK

Año de publicación: 1997

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition, First Thus

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A fabulous collaboration of images and text encompassing all areas of Egypt's rich culture With a wonderful marriage of text and stunning design, Ancient Egypt takes us on a captivating journey exploring all the key themes of this extraordinary culture including the history, the religion, the art and the science as well as the myths and legends. Providing a perfect backdrop are wonderful colour photographs, which help to encapsulate the vivid and powerful symbols of this fascinating civilisation - from temple stone carvings to the famous Book of the Dead. This book covers themes that have long preoccupied the popular imagination and the contributors provide a fantastic insight into this compelling subject area.

About the Author:

Professor David Silverman, one of the most distinguished figures in Egyptology today is currently Curator-in-Charge of the Egyptian Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Previous publications include Language and Writing in Ancient Egypt (1990), Religion in Ancient Egypt (with J. Baines and L. Lasko; 1991), and Ancient Egyptian Kingship (co-author; 1995). His field work record is extensive and prestigious including co-director of a Boston Museum of Fine Arts/University of Pennsylvania expedition to Saqqara, where he did pioneering work on the Old Kingdom Tomb of Meri-Teti and the Middle Kingdom tombs of Ihy and Hetip.

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