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Egypt in the Old Kingdom: An Introduction

4.5 of 5 stars 4.50  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  1 review
Egypt in the Old Kingdom: An Introduction concentrates on a fascinating period of ancient Egyptian history. The book looks at numerous aspects of Old Kingdom society, centring on a valuable study of the social structure as it applied to both men and women. Family life, health, medical practices, education and daily life in both town and country are also discussed in some d ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published 1998 by Longman
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Lisa
Oh, this is more like it.

After being disappointed by Cyril Aldred's Egypt to the End of the Old Kingdom, I saw this in the local library, flipped through the contents and promptly borrowed it. Not only does Gae Callender provide an overview of the Old Kingdom dynasties (3-6), profiling each of the kings, but also discusses Old Kingdom society itself, giving an overview on topics such as daily life, the structure of society, religion, women, and more. Personalities

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