Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt
The great pyramids of Giza, Tutankhamun, the Great Sphinx, Cleopatra, and Ramesses II: the names and achievements of Ancient Egypt are legendary. Situated along the Nile River, the Ancient Egyptian civilization began around 3150 BC and lasted over three millennia until it was conquered by Rome in 31 BC. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt expands upon the information presented in the first with a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on Egyptian rulers, bureaucrats, and commoners whose records have survived, as well as ancient society, religion, and gods.
What people are saying - Write a review
Historical dictionary of ancient EgyptUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
While packed with engaging information, this reference suffers from a conspicuous lack of illustrations. Besides a line drawing of the Nile Valley and a largely uncontextualized segment of 15 black ... Read full review
Other editions - View all
Abusir Ahmose Akhenaten Alexandria Amarna Amenemhat Amenhotep Amenhotep III Amun Ancient Egypt ancient Egyptian Archaeology Archaologische Aswan attested BC Death BC Reign burial buried Cairo Cleopatra Cleopatra VII daughter Deir el-Bahri Deir el-Medina discovered Dynasty 18 Dynasty 20 Egyptian Museum Egyptologists end of Dynasty excavated expedition father ﬁrst ﬂooded francais d’archéologie orientale Germany Giza Graeco-Roman Period Hatshepsut high priest Hittite Horus Hyksos inscriptions Institut francais d’archéologie king’s known l’Égypte later London Lower Egypt Mainz am Rhein Manetho Mentuhotep meryamun Middle Kingdom Modern name monuments mummy Musée Museo Museum of Art Nile nome Nubia Oasis Old Kingdom Osorkon Papyri Philipp von Zabern Predynastic Period priest of Amun princess Ptolemy pyramid Queen Ramesses Ramesses III Ramesses IV Roman Period royal cache ruler of Dynasty Saqqara Senusret Service des Antiquités setepenre Sety Sheshonq stela successor texts Thebes Throne name Thutmose Thutmose III tomb Turin Tutankhamun University Upper Egypt Valley vols WADI