The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt [Paperback]

Toby A. H. Wilkinson (Author)

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ISBN: 9780500203965 | Published by: Thames and Hudson | Year of Publication: 2005 | Language: English 272p, many b/w, col illus, maps

The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt


Ancient Egyptian civilization offers a dazzling - sometimes bewildering - array of kings and dynasties, gods and goddesses, temples and tombs. This new illustrated dictionary provides a comprehensive, authoritative reference guide to an endlessly fascinating subject. Features included are: A separate entry for every significant king of Egypt from the unification of the country in c. 3000 BC to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 BC; Famous pharaohs such as Khufu (Cheops), Akhenaten, Tutankhamun and Ramesses the Great as well as lesser-known kings such as Rudamun and Takelot; All the major sites from Alexandria to Abu Simbel, Giza to Thebes, and less familiar monuments from Abgig to Zawiyet el-Aryan; It covers queens and courtiers, gods and goddesses, temples and tombs, as well as literature, language and medicine; Includes king-list and reference section with maps and key site plans.

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