The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Illustrated with more than 1, photographs and specially commissioned illustrations, The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt is a celebration of the wonders of ancient Egypt, from the mask of Tutankhamun to the Valley of the Kings and the great pyramids of Giza, and from tomb hieroglyphs to golden treasures decorated with ankhs and scarabs.

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The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture nicely complements the multivolume Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (Oxford, ), which covers the full range of ancient Egyptian topics. Given its reasonable price, the work is a valuable addition for academic and larger public by: Margaret R.

Bunson is the author or coauthor of several reference and history books, including the Encyclopedia of Ancient Mesoamerica and The Encyclopedia of Saints. She has had a lifelong interest in ancient Egypt and has taught college courses on the subject.3/5(2).

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Featuring original articles written by leading scholars, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt goes far beyond the records of archaeology to make available what we know about the full social, political, religious, cultural and artistic legacy of this 5, year civilization.

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The book also uncovers ancient Egyptian life – from the role of women and the form of an Egyptian wedding banquet. An A-Z reference providing concise and accessible information on The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt book Egypt from its predynastic cultures to the suicide of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony in the face of the Roman conquest.

Annotation. Bunson (an author of reference works) has revised her reference (which The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt book appropriate for high school and public libraries) to span Egypt's history from the predynastic period to the Roman 4/5(1).

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The Oxford encyclopedia of ancient Egypt User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Ancient Egypt fascinates. Until now, though, there has not been a single encyclopedic source for anyone seeking detailed information.5/5(1).

For a more comprehensive treatment of the subject, the three-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (), with entries written by a team of international scholars, is a highly recommended, though much costlier, alternative.—Edward K.

Werner, St. Lucie : Margaret R. Bunson. Get This Book. Description. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT EGYPT is the first single-volume reference guide to the remarkable culture that flourished on the banks of the Nile from the predynastic period, B.C., to the fall of the New Kingdom in B.C.

The Encyclopedia offers the most complete picture available of ancient Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to its eclipse in the seventh century CE. Here is the Egyptian world in illuminating, accessible detail: art, architecture, religion, language, literature, trade, politics, everyday social life and the culture of the court.

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National Emergency The encyclopedia of ancient Egypt by Bunson, Margaret. Publication date Topics Egypt -- Civilization -- To B.C. -- Dictionaries, Egypt -- Antiquities -- DictionariesPages: Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt Ancient Egypt’s history from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, its rise to one of the world’s greatest civilisations to its decline at.

"Unquestionably, Arnold's Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture is a most significant addition to the field of Egyptology and to the study of ancient architecture in general, while also serving student and lay needs for a comprehensive reference work.

Its significance lies largely in the amount of information provided on an extraordinarily wide range of topics; it moves from temples, tombs, and other. Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (Facts on File Library of World History) Author. Margaret R.

Bunson. Publisher. Facts on File, Inc. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book. Egyptian Book of the Dead There is probably no text in the popular imagination more closely associated with the ancient Egyptian beliefs about life after death than the work popularly known as the Egyptian Book of the Dead, also referred to as The Book of Coming Forth by Day.

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt | Six thousand years ago ancient Egypt was the cradle of modern civilisation. Powerful pharaohs built great cities on the fertile banks of the Nile, and employed thousands of labourers to create lavish tombs and temples such as Thebes and the pyramids of the Giza plateau.

The greatest value lies in the extended entries on particular types of building, on specifically Egyptian stylistic characteristics, and on the employment in ancient Egypt of certain materials and technical methods. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture will indeed fill a very obvious gap in the range of Egyptological reference : Dieter Arnold.

Six thousand years ago ancient Egypt was the cradle of modern civilisation. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt is a celebration of these wonders, from Tutankhamun's tomb to Cleopatra's obelisks, from ancient papyrus scrolls covered with hieroglyphs to golden amulets in the form of ankhs and scarabs.

About The Encyclopedia of Ancient History: The Encyclopedia of Ancient History is the only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world, with over 5, original entries published since November 2, contributors worldwide; More than images.

“Encylopedia of Ancient Egypt.” I thought this book was incredibly interesting as I especially enjoyed the part in the Early Egypt section where it says 'The Predynastic Period' with the picture of. The Encyclopedia opens with a general map of the region and a chronology of periods and dynasties, providing a context for the entries.

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The encyclopedia of ancient Egypt. [Margaret Bunson] -- Covers rulers and gods, temples and cities, artistic themes, religious beliefs, plus lengthy articles on key topics.

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The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The definitive reference on the diverse /5(15). The definitive reference on the diverse monuments built by the ancient Egyptians across three millennia, this generously illustrated volume surveys the ancient world's most remarkable architecture.

Dieter Arnold--a leading expert on Egyptian building and design--includes more than illustrations and alphabetically arranged entries spanning every type of building and every aspect of 3/5(1). Get this from a library. The encyclopedia of ancient Egyptian architecture.

[Dieter Arnold; Sabine H Gardiner; Helen Strudwick; Nigel Strudwick] -- "The ancient Egyptians' massive stone monuments, ranging from Abu Simbel in the south of Cleopatra's palaces in Alexandria, were built over a period of three millennia, and yet a common architectural.

The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text generally written on papyrus and used from the beginning of the New Kingdom (around BCE) to around 50 BCE. The original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw, is translated as Book of Coming Forth by Day or Book of Emerging Forth into the Light.

"Book" is the closest term to describe the loose collection of.Book of the Dead, ancient Egyptian collection of mortuary texts made up of spells or magic formulas, placed in tombs and believed to protect and aid the deceased in the hereafter.

Probably compiled and reedited during the 16th century bce, the collection included Coffin Texts dating from c. bce, Pyramid Texts dating from c. bce, and other writings. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Warfare From Ancient Egypt to Iraq book.

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