A Companion to Ancient Egypt
Alan B. Lloyd
John Wiley & Sons, May 6, 2010 - History - 1352 pages
This companion provides the very latest accounts of the major and current aspects of Egyptology by leading scholars. Delivered in a highly readable style and extensively illustrated, it offers unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage, giving full scope to the discussion of this incredible civilization.
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Abydos administration Alexandria Amenemhet Amenhotep Amenhotep III Amun Ancient Egypt Ancient Egyptian archaeological attested Bagnall burial Cairo century BC Clarysse complex context Coptic Coptic literature cult culture Dakhla Oasis decoration Deir el-Medina deities Delta Demotic desert divine documents Early Dynastic economic Egyptology Elephantine elite empire evidence example excavations Fayum festival ﬁgure ﬁrst funerary God’s gods Graeco-Roman Greek Hellenistic Hierakonpolis Hieroglyphic Horus Hyksos important inscriptions Intermediate Period Karnak Kemp king king’s kingship Kushite land landscape late Libyan literary London Memphis Middle Egyptian Middle Kingdom military monuments mortuary Museum nomarch nome Nubia O’Connor Oasis ofﬁcials Old Kingdom Oxford papyrus Pharaoh Predynastic priestly priests Ptolemaic Period pyramid Ramesses Ramesses II Ramesside reﬂect reign religious ritual role Roman Egypt Roman Period royal rulers Ryholt Saqqara Senwosret settlements signiﬁcant social status stela Studies surviving Tebtunis temple texts Theban Thebes Thutmose Thutmose III tomb tradition Upper Egypt vizier walls