A History of Ancient Egypt

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Wiley, Jul 19, 1994 - History - 528 pages
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This is an account of the rise and fall of the civilization in the Nile Valley, covering the first human settlement (c 120,000 BC) to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 333 BC.
  • This is the first history of ancient Egypt for 25 years
  • Brings together the very latest textual and archaeological evidence
  • The index, bibliography and appendices make this an invaluable reference tool
  • New guide to further reading in English especially commissioned for the paperback edition

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These fine works both reflect the increasingly interdisciplinary approach embraced over the last 20 years by Egyptology, once fiercely proud of its academic borders and rooted in philological studies ... Read full review

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Solid introduction to studies of Ancient Egypt. Although it is necessary to read other books to really grasp every concepts raised in this book. Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Nicolas Grimal is Professor of Egyptology at the University of Paris, Sorbonne.

Ian Shaw is Lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology at the University of Liverpool.

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