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Author Shaw, Ian, 1961-

Title The dictionary of ancient Egypt / Ian Shaw and Paul Nicholson.

Imprint New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1995.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  932 Sh26d 1995    ---  Available
 Axe Special Collections Adams  932 Sh26d 1995 c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
Description 328 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Note "In association with the British Museum."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Maps -- Preface -- Entries A-Z -- Chronology -- Appendix 1 (list of Egyptologists mentioned in the text) -- Appendix 2 (Alphabetical list of owners of tombs in western Thebes) -- Index
Summary Replete with superb illustrations, extensively cross-referenced, and comprehensively indexed, The Dictionary of Ancient Egypt is an unparalleled guide to one of the world's most fascinating civilizations. Clear explanations and descriptions of 600 major ideas, events, and personalities that shaped 4,000 years of life in the Nile valley are provided here, along with entries on the many archaeologists who unearthed Egypt's legacy. Each entry is followed by a short bibliography to enable readers to pursue topics in greater detail. Lavishly illustrated throughout with photographs, line drawings, site plans, and maps, and including the most up-date information, The Dictionary of Ancient Egypt is invaluable for general readers, students, and researchers alike.
Subject Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C. -- Dictionaries.
Egypt -- Civilization -- 332 B.C.-638 A.D. -- Dictionaries.
Egypt -- Antiquities -- Dictionaries.
Added Author Nicholson, Paul T.
ISBN 0810932253
Standard No. NLGGC 139715649
YDXCP 709045
NZ1 4637950
AU@ 000011705799

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