Egyptian Tales

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Courier Corporation, 1999 - Social Science - 147 pages
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Derived from authentic papyri, these captivating stories include "The King of Joppa," recounting the capture of an enemy fortress; the ill-fated pursuit of a fair lady in "The Doomed Prince"; a quest for supernatural powers in "Setna and the Magic Book"; and others. Offers fascinating insights on each story's historical significance.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Peasant and the Workman
26
The Shipwrecked Sailor
38
The Adventures of Sanehat
46
Preface
71
The Doomed Prince
79
Anpu and Bata
91
Setna and the Magic Book
116
Index
143
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W. M. Flinders Petrie was perhaps the leading figure in Egyptology.

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