British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt...


British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Book Details

Author  Ian Shaw
Publisher  British Museum Pubns Ltd
Publication Date   October 1, 1995
ISBN  0714109827
Pages  328

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An A-Z companion to ancient Egyptian civilization, based on the most up-to-date research, with 600 clear and concise entries. From Abu Gurab to Zawyet el-Aryan, Akhenaten to the X Group, this work offers information on all aspects of the ancient Egyptian world. Six hundred cross-referenced and comprehensively-indexed entries provide clear explanations and descriptions of the major ideas, events and personalities that shaped 4000 years of civilization in the Nile valley, whilst entries on the archaeologists who revealed Egypt's legacy bring the story up to date. Each entry is followed by a short bibliography to enable readers to pursue topics in greater detail.

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