Thames And Hudson Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Toby WilkinsonThames And Hudson Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Toby Wilkinson

Thames And Hudson Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt

byToby Wilkinson

Paperback | May 27, 2008

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"Distinguishes itself...with clear, concise entries on a range of subjects."--"Archaeology"
From Abgig to Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham, this book will appeal to tourists, museum visitors, armchair travelers, and scholars. All the major archaeological sites of Egypt and Sudan are described in this up-to-date guide.
Ancient Egypt offers a bewildering array of kings and dynasties, gods and goddesses, temples and tombs, and this dictionary provides an authoritative reference. Each king receives a separate entry: famous pharaohs such as Ramesses the Great and Tutankhamun are discussed alongside lesser-known kings such as Rudamun and Takelot. Other entries cover ancient Egypt's most important queens and courtiers, its deities and major works of literature, as well as general cultural topics such as language and medicine. There are explanations of specialist terms and of Egyptian civilization's distinctive features, including hieroglyphs and mummification. 316 illustrations, 163 in color.
Toby (A. H.) Wilkinson was born in 1969. He graduated from Downing College, University of Cambridge. with a Bachelor of Arts degree and was awarded the Thomas Mulvey Egyptology Prize. He completed his Ph. D at Christ's College, Cambridge in 1993. In 2011, Wilkinson won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize, awarded to the best work of non-fiction ...
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Title:Thames And Hudson Dictionary Of Ancient EgyptFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.3 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:May 27, 2008Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0500203962

ISBN - 13:9780500203965

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