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The ancient Egyptians created some of the world's most beautiful art and architecture. To this day, this ancient civilization--which produced the great pyramids, the riddle of the Sphinx, and the riches of Tutankhamun--exerts a strong hold on our imaginations.
Now, in Ancient Egypt, eminent Egyptologist David P. Silverman and a team of leading scholars explore the cultura
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Duncan Baird Publishers
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Mar 24, 2019 rated it liked it
Reads a bit textbook-y. The book is over 20 years old. So, decent information but old. I’d like to hear (ok, read) more recent thoughts on the ancients. Thoughts, theories, understanding will change over the course of 20 years.
Jan 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Throughout a series of short chapters written by different scholars, we get to see a broad view of Ancient Egypt. I'm finding it quite easy to read and very informative (even if it doesn't go deep in details). Despite being a little old, I think is perfect for somebody who wants to get a good overview of the subject, without devoting a lot of time to it. Additionally, the many photographs and illustrations are a great support.
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