Tomb Builders of the Pharaohs (A Colonnade Book)

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9780714180441: Tomb Builders of the Pharaohs (A Colonnade Book)

Little is known of the everyday lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt, but excavations at the village of Deir el-Medina have provided a unique opportunity to reconstruct the daily life of one particular group-the workmen who built the tombs of the pharaohs in the nearby Valley of the Kings.
The Tomb-Builders of the Pharaohs brings to life the people who lived and died at Deir el-Medina over three thousand years ago: their loves and hates, disputes and scandals, work and leisure. The author carried out extensive research on the tomb-builders and draws on the thousands of documents, letters, literary texts, and drawings found at Deir el-Medina to give a fascinating and intimate glimpse of life in the village.

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Morris Bierbrier
Published by British Museum Press (1982)
ISBN 10: 0714180440 ISBN 13: 9780714180441
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