Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt
An A-Z reference providing concise and accessible information on Ancient Egypt from its predynastic cultures to the suicide of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony in the face of the Roman conquest. Annotation. Bunson (an author of reference works) has revised her 1991 reference (which is appropriate for high school and public libraries) to span Egypt's history from the predynastic period to the Roman conquest. The encyclopedia includes entries for people, sites, events, and concepts as well as featuring lengthy entries or inset boxes on major topics such as deities, animals, and the military. A plan and photograph are included for each of the major architectural sites.
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Encyclopedia of Ancient EgyptUser Review - Edward K. Werner - Book Verdict
Bunson's (coauthor, Encyclopedia of Ancient Mesoamerica) updated and expanded edition remains true to its stated "essential purpose of offering the reader a comprehensive reference to the ... Read full review
This is a wonderful book. At times I was filled with emotion at the author's account of the achievements of this amazing people.