The tomb-builders of the Pharaohs

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British Museum Publications, 1982 - Social Science - 160 pages
This fascinating study brings to life the people who lived and died at Deir el-Medina over three thousand years ago--the workers who built the tombs of the pharaohs in the nearby Valley of the Kings. Dr. Bierbrier draws on the thousands of documents, letters, literary texts, and drawings found at the site to give an intimate glimpse of life in the village.

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Contents

Preface
7
The Men of the Gang
27
Building the Tombs
43
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