An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

by Wiley-Blackwell
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Author: Kathryn A. Bard

Brand: Wiley-Blackwell

Edition: 2

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  • Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 0470673362

Number Of Pages: 480

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Details: This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations.

• Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans, with additional illustrations in this new edition
• Organized  into 11 chapters, covering: the history of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology; prehistoric and pharaonic chronology and the ancient Egyptian language; geography, resources, and environment; and seven chapters organized chronologically and devoted to specific archaeological sites and evidence
• Includes sections on salient topics such as the constructing the Great Pyramid at Giza and the process of mummification

EAN: 9780470673362