Ancient Egypt eBook µ Paperback

  • Paperback
  • 356 pages
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Salima Ikram
  • English
  • 15 July 2016
  • 9780521675987

1 thoughts on “Ancient Egypt

  1. says:

    Very informative and uite readable and it's dedicated to Barbara Mertz AKA Elizabeth Peters

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Ancient Egypt This book provides an introduction to one of the greatest civilization of all time ancient Egypt Beginning with a geographical overview that explains the development of Egyptian belief systems as well as its subseuent political development it examines methodology the history of the discipline of Egyptology religion social organization urban and rural life and death It also includes a section on how people of all ranks lived Lavishly illustrated with many unusual photographs of rarely seen sites that are seldom illustrated this volume is suitable for use in introductory level courses on ancient Egypt It offers a variety of student friendly features including a glossary a bibliography and a list of sources for those who wish to further their interest in ancient Egypt

About the Author: Salima Ikram

Archaeologist Author and Professor Salima Ikram is a leading expert on animal mummies As founder and co director of the Animal Mummy project at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo she has emerged as one of the leading scholars in Egyptian funerary archaeology Combining an interest in and understanding of the past with a passion of preserving it for the future she has brought the little known world of animal mummies to light Her series of books include a line of children's books and three authoritative works Divine Creatures The Mummy in Ancient Egypt and Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt Her TV credits include Da Vinci Code Decoded Channel 4 UK Tomb Raiders Robbing the Dead History Channel and The Real Scorpion King History ChannelDr Salima Ikram is a professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo a grantee of the National Geographic Society's Committee for Research and Exploration and an international guest speaker Highlights of her professional career include a visiting scholar at The Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC a consultant Egyptologist at Giza Saara Abu Sir Valley of the Kings and Co Director of the North Kharga Oasis Survey