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By Barry J. Kemp

Completely revised and up-to-date to mirror the newest advancements within the box, this second version of Barry J. Kemp's well known textual content offers a compelling reassessment of what gave old Egypt its exact and enduring characteristics.

Ranging throughout historic Egyptian material tradition, social and financial reviews, and the mind-set of its humans, the e-book additionally comprises new chapters exploring the final ten centuries of old Egyptian civilization and who, in ethnic phrases, the ancients were.

Fully illustrated, the publication attracts on either historical written fabrics and many years of excavation facts, reworking our realizing of this notable civilization. large ranging but impressively certain, Kemp’s paintings is an crucial textual content for all scholars of old Egypt.

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