Release date: 15th December 2014
Published by: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN No: 978 0470673362
This student–friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco–Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. • Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans, with additional illustrations in this new edition • 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 sections on salient topics such as the constructing the Great Pyramid at Giza and the process of mummification.
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