Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (Heftet)

Recreating Lahun


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405118569
Omtale: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
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

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