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Daily life in ancient Egypt

By: Szpakowska, Kasia

1405118563 / 9781405118569
Paperback
932'.014
13/12/2007
Stock expected by 15/04/2020
England
304 p.
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Using the life of a young girl and her family as a model, this book recreates the daily life of the middle-class residents of the ancient town of Lahun during Egypt's Middle Kingdom period.

This perfect snapshot in time has been painstakingly recreated using recently published textual data and archaeological findings.* Provides an illuminating and engaging re-construction of what daily life was like in ancient Egypt* Describes the main issues of everyday life in the town - from education, work, and food preparation to religious rituals, healing techniques, marriages, births, and deaths* Authentically recreated through the use of recently published textual data and archaeological findings directly from the settlement of Lahun and other sites* Includes photographs and illustrations of actual artifacts from the settlement of Lahun

BIC:

1QDAE Ancient Egypt, HBJH African history, HBLA Ancient history: to c 500 CE, HBTB Social & cultural history

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