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Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt Campbell Price

Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt By Campbell Price

Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt by Campbell Price


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A unique collection of significant works of art from the whole of the Ancient Egyptian civilization, a period of 5,000 years.

Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt Summary

Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt by Campbell Price

If all the portable artefacts of Ancient Egypt were in a single location, the lives of students, historians and connoisseurs would be immeasurably simpler - but the objects are scattered in museums and collections all over the world. This book brings together nearly 200 of the most significant artefacts, giving both context and immediacy to the rich culture of Ancient Egypt. From a 5000-year-old Predynastic pottery bowl adorned with model hippopotami, to a pair of sandals carefully woven from grass, reeds and papyrus, to a wooden sundial amulet of the early Roman period, this is a compelling and beautifully illustrated overview of three millennia of civilization on the banks of the Nile.

About Campbell Price

Campbell Price is Curator of Egypt and Sudan at Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, one of the largest Egyptology collections in the UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction * Map * The Predynastic and Early Dynastic Periods (c. 5300-2700 BCE) * The Old Kingdom (c. 2700-2055 BCE) * The Middle Kingdom (c. 2055-1550 BCE) * The New Kingdom (1550-1069 BCE) * The Third Intermediate Period (c. 1069-747 BCE) * The Late Period (c. 747-30 BCE) * The Roman Period (c. 30 BCE-395 CE) * Glossary, Index, Museum Index

Additional information

GOR009894008
9780500519844
0500519846
Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt by Campbell Price
Used - Like New
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2018-02-08
288
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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