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׮ Free Hardcover Read [ ी Ancient Egypt ] ⷮ By David P Silverman ᔆ

׮ Free Hardcover Read [ ी Ancient Egypt ] ⷮ By David P Silverman ᔆ ׮ Free Hardcover Read [ ी Ancient Egypt ] ⷮ By David P Silverman ᔆ The ancient Egyptians created some of the world s most beautiful art and architecture To this day, this ancient civilization which produced the great pyramids, the riddle of the Sphinx, and the riches of Tutankhamun exerts a strong hold on our imaginations Now, in Ancient Egypt, eminent Egyptologist David P Silverman and a team of leading scholars explore the cultural wealth of this civilization in a series of intriguing and authoritative essays based on the latest theories and discoveries Illustrated with than 200 superb color photographs, maps, and charts, this book illuminates the vivid and powerful symbolic images of this fascinating culture from pyramids and temples to priests and rituals from hieroglyphic writing to daily life by the Nile and from temple carvings to the cult of the dead Correcting the popular misconception of the Egyptians as a death obsessed people, the book uses the most recent historical research and archaeological finds to illuminate the routines of daily life in royal, elite, priestly circles, as well as at lower levels of society We learn, for example, that despite the monochromatic appearance of most temple ruins today, in ancient times they would have been colorful, even gleaming structures that the title Pharaoh derives from the Egyptian phrase per aa, which means great house and was originally a reference to the royal palace that temples employed all manner of part time and full time personnel, from farmers and carpenters to scribes, jewelers, and keepers of livestock and that Egyptian law viewed women as equal to men, and they could, in some cases, wield considerable influence. Homosexuality in ancient Egypt Wikipedia Homosexuality is a passionately disputed subject within Egyptology historians and egyptologists alike debate what kind of view the Egyptians society fostered about homosexualityOnly handful direct hints still survive many possible indications are only vague offer plenty room for speculation David Silverman activist Ancient David P currently Curator Charge Egyptian Section University Pennsylvania Museum Chairman university s Department Asian Middle Eastern Studies His previous books include Language Writing Egypt, Religion Kingship, Silverman, PhD Kolb Society received his from Near Languages Civilizations at Chicago AB with honors Art Rutgers New Brunswick, Jersey Author Goodreads author avg rating, ratings, reviews, published , Akhenaten Tutankhamun Similar authors to follow by Josef W Wegner Jennifer Houser Hardcover editor SILVERMAN Only left stock order soon Silverman, Instructor Coursera Eckley Brinton Coxe, Jr Professor Penn Section, one leading authorities on civilization Dr was national curator, advisor, academic content creator blockbuster exhibition Ancient distinctly illuminating, educational, cultivating book that adeptly written dexterous Throughout course this compelling book, audience get generally idea innovations their impact daily life inspiration Ancient Egypt

 

    • Ancient Egypt
    • 1.4
    • 82
    • Hardcover
    • 256 pages
    • 019521952X
    • David P Silverman
    • English
    • 18 January 2017

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