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255pages. 27,9x21,8x2,5cm. Reliť.
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Professor David Silverman, one of the most distinguished figures in Egyptology today is currently Curator-in-Charge of the Egyptian Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Previous publications include Language and Writing in Ancient Egypt (1990), Religion in Ancient Egypt (with J. Baines and L. Lasko; 1991), and Ancient Egyptian Kingship (co-author; 1995). His field work record is extensive and prestigious including co-director of a Boston Museum of Fine Arts/University of Pennsylvania expedition to Saqqara, where he did pioneering work on the Old Kingdom Tomb of Meri-Teti and the Middle Kingdom tombs of Ihy and Hetip.From Booklist:
Twelve contributing scholars have joined Silverman in writing this lavishly illustrated book that contains 200 color photographs, maps, and charts. Their essays cover such broad subjects as history, geography, legends, archaeology, religion, economy, art, architecture, and language. There are pieces on international trade and travel, farming, hunting, fishing, mining, capital cities, palaces, fortresses, gender and society, mathematics, medicine, magic, the pharaohs, the cosmos, the cult of the dead, ritual games, the pyramids, tombs, temples, the solar cycle, and hieroglyphs. The writing is based on the latest historical research and archaeological finds, offering readers a penetrating look at the daily life of both royalty and commoner. George Cohen
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