Ancient Egyptian Tombs

Book Details

Author  Steven Snape
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   February 14, 2011
ISBN  1405120894
Pages  306

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This book explores the development of tombs as a cultural phenomenon in ancient Egypt and examines what tombs reveal about ancient Egyptian culture and Egyptians’ belief in the afterlife.

  • Investigates the roles of tombs in the development of funerary practices
  • Draws on a range of data, including architecture, artifacts and texts
  • Discusses tombs within the context of everyday life in Ancient Egypt
  • Stresses the importance of the tomb as an eternal expression of the self

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