Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
1. Auflage Dezember 2007
2007. 256 Seiten, Hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4051-1855-2 - John Wiley & Sons
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Using the life of a young girl and her family as a model, this book recreates the daily life of the middle-class residents of the ancient town of Lahun during Egypt's Middle Kingdom period. This perfect snapshot in time has been painstakingly recreated using recently published textual data and archaeological findings.
* Provides an illuminating and engaging re-construction of what daily life was like in ancient Egypt
* Describes the main issues of everyday life in the town - from education, work, and food preparation to religious rituals, healing techniques, marriages, births, and deaths
* Authentically recreated through the use of recently published textual data and archaeological findings directly from the settlement of Lahun and other sites
* Includes photographs and illustrations of actual artifacts from the settlement of Lahun
Aus dem Inhalt
List of Illustrations.
1 The Setting.
3 Close to Home.
4 The Stuff of Life.
5 Crafts and Trades.
6 Learning Earning and Leisure.