The Spirit of Ancient Egypt

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Algora Publishing, 2001 - History - 281 pages
A mosaic of details and charming tales, an intriguing portrait of life in the oldest of civilizations.
 

Contents

Egypts Evolution
7
PART I
15
Family Life
21
Homes and Furnishings
31
Food and Drink
37
Dress and Jewelry
45
Wigs and Cosmetics
51
Recreation
59
Festivals
155
Magic and Spells
161
Dreams and Divination
169
PART III
172
Kings and Conquerors
177
Queens
195
Battles and Warriors
203
The Pyramids
211

Labor and Crafts
67
Transportation
73
Early International Trade
79
Law and Government
83
PART II
91
Death and Immortality
97
Deities
107
Creation Myths
121
Animal Worship
129
Symbolism
137
ThePriesthood
147
The Great Sphinx
221
Architecture
225
Art
235
Literature
243
Language and Hieroglyphics
253
Medicine
263
The Calendar
269
Stellar Wisdom
275
Further Readings
281
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