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Author Kritsky, Gene, author.

Title The tears of Re : beekeeping in ancient Egypt / Gene Kritsky.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (159 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Beekeeping begins -- The delight of Re: beekeeping during the Old Kingdom -- Instability and reunification: beekeeping during the Middle Kingdom -- The age of empire: beekeeping during the New Kingdom -- The Saite period -- The Greco-Roman period -- The honey bee hieroglyph -- The administration and economics of Egyptian beekeeping -- Bees and food -- Honey and healing -- Bees, gods, and feasts -- The magic of beeswax -- The afterlife of ancient Egyptian beekeeping.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Bee culture -- Egypt -- History.
Honey -- Egypt -- History.
Bee products -- Egypt -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Beekeeping in ancient Egypt
Other Form: Print version: Kritsky, Gene. Tears of Re : beekeeping in ancient Egypt. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015] 9780199361380 (DNAL)1317642
ISBN 9780199361380
9780199361397 (e-book)

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