Death On The Nile: Uncovering The Afterlife Of Ancient Egypt by Helen StrudwickDeath On The Nile: Uncovering The Afterlife Of Ancient Egypt by Helen Strudwick

Death On The Nile: Uncovering The Afterlife Of Ancient Egypt

EditorHelen StrudwickContribution byJulie Dawson, Wolfram Grajetzki

Hardcover | March 25, 2016

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Death on the Niledeepens our understanding of the lives and concerns of ancient Egyptians as they prepared themselves for death and burial. Building on the growing trend in Egyptology to use scientific analysis and imaging to examine artefacts, this new volume focuses on one hundred objects from the Fitzwilliam Museum's renowned Egyptian collection.In addition to shedding new light on the workshops of ancient Egypt,Death on the Niletraces the religious beliefs, economic concerns and political allegiance of the people for whom the coffins were created. Behind these remarkable objects is a human story of daily concerns, aspirations and practical realities. Death on the Niledeepens our understanding of the lives and concerns of ancient Egyptians as they prepared themselves for death and burial. Building on the growing trend in Egyptology to use scientific analysis and imaging to examine artefacts, this new volume focuses on one hundred objects from the Fitzwilliam Museum's renowned Egyptian collection.In addition to shedding new light on the workshops of ancient Egypt,Death on the Niletraces the religious beliefs, economic concerns and political allegiance of the people for whom the coffins were created. Behind these remarkable objects is a human story of daily concerns, aspirations and practical realities.
John Taylor, a journalist for more than two decades, has been a contributing editor at New York magazine and a senior writer for Esquire. He lives in East Moriches, New York.
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Title:Death On The Nile: Uncovering The Afterlife Of Ancient EgyptFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 11.67 × 9.16 × 1.1 inPublished:March 25, 2016Publisher:D Giles LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1907804714

ISBN - 13:9781907804717

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