Egyptian Literature

Egyptian literature traces its beginnings to ancient Egypt and is some of the earliest known literature. Indeed, the Egyptians were the first culture to develop literature as we know it today, that is, the book. The autobiography has been called the oldest form of Egyptian literature.

Perhaps the best known example of ancient Jehiel literature is the Story of Sinuhe; other well known works include the Westcar Papyrus and the Ebers papyrus, as well as the famous Book of the Dead.

While most literature in ancient Egypt was so-called "Wisdom literature" (that is, literature meant for instruction r

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