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Encyclopedia of ancient Egypt

Margaret Bunson

Encyclopedia of ancient Egypt

by Margaret Bunson

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMargaret R. Bunson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT58 .B96 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24906782M
    ISBN 109780816082162
    LC Control Number2011026433

    Book of the Dead, ancient Egyptian collection of mortuary texts made up of spells or magic formulas, placed in tombs and believed to protect and aid the deceased in the hereafter. Probably compiled and reedited during the 16th century bce, the collection included Coffin Texts dating from c. bce, Pyramid Texts dating from c. bce, and other writings. Ancient Egypt as a general historical term broadly refers to the civilization of the Nile Valley between the First Cataract and the mouths of the Nile Delta, from circa B.C.E. until the conquest of Alexander the Great in a civilization based on irrigation, it is the quintessential example of a hydraulic was one of the oldest, and the longest, human civilizations.

    Six thousand years ago ancient Egypt was the cradle of modern civilisation. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt is a celebration of these wonders, from Tutankhamun's tomb to Cleopatra's obelisks, from ancient papyrus scrolls covered with hieroglyphs to golden amulets in the form of ankhs and scarabs. For more than 3, years, Egypt was home to the greatest civilization on earth. Illustrated with more than 1, photographs and specially commissioned illustrations, this book is a celebration of the wonders of ancient Egypt, from the mask of Tutankhamun to the Valley of the Kings and the great pyramids of Giza, and from tomb hieroglyphs to golden treasures decorated with ankhs and scarabs.5/5(2).

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An arbitrary title given to a funerary work from ancient Egypt called pert em hru, the translation of which is "coming forth by day," or "manifested in the light." Several versions or recensions of this work are known, namely those of Heliopolis, Thebes, and Sais, differing only inasmuch as they were edited by the colleges of priests founded at these centers.

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Its significance lies largely in the amount of information provided on an. About this book. Internet-linked history encyclopedias Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt’s history from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, its rise to one of the world’s greatest civilisations to its decline at the hands of the Roman Empire.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, edited by Donald B. Redford and published in three volumes by Oxford University Press incontains articles that cover the 4, years of the history of Ancient Egypt, from the predynastic era to the seventh century es cover art, architecture, religion, language, literature, politics, trade, everyday social life, and court culture in.

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Introduction to ancient Egyptian civilization Life in ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt can be thought of as an oasis in the desert of northeastern Africa, dependent on the annual inundation of the Nile River to support its agricultural population.

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The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt | Six thousand years ago ancient Egypt was the cradle of modern civilisation. Powerful pharaohs built great cities on the fertile banks of the Nile, and employed thousands of labourers to create lavish tombs and temples such as Thebes and the pyramids of the Giza plateau.This lavishly illustrated encyclopedia describes the remarkable history of Ancient Egypt, from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, to its transformation into one of the worldd's earliest and greatest Size: KB.The Encyclopedia offers the most complete picture available of ancient Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to its eclipse in the seventh century CE.

Here is the Egyptian world in illuminating, accessible detail: art, architecture, religion, language, literature, trade, politics, everyday social life and the culture of the court.