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by Miriam Stead
Contrary to the popular view that they were a people obsessed with religion and death, the ancient Egyptians were in fact very much concerned with the enjoyment of life--so much so that they desired their civilized, often exuberant existence to be continued for ever in the afterlife. Thus they equipped their tombs with all the trappings of life on earth and decorated the w ...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published October 1st 1986 by Harvard University Press
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