The Spirit of Ancient Egypt

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

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Though most of the information in this general introduction to Ancient Egyptian civilization is accurate and the effort well intended, Ruiz (a member of the Staffordshire Egyptology Society and Canada ... Read full review

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Though most of the information in this general introduction to Ancient Egyptian civilization is accurate and the effort well intended, Ruiz (a member of the Staffordshire Egyptology Society and Canada ... Read full review

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Contents

DAILY LIFE
15
2 Family Life
21
3 Homes and Furnishings
31
4 Food and Drink
37
5 Dress and Jewelry
45
6 Wigs and Cosmetics
51
7 Recreation
59
8 Labor and Crafts
67
19 Festivals
155
20 Magic and Spells
161
21 Dreams and Divination
169
22 Kings and Conquerors
177
23 Queens
195
24 Battles and Warriors
203
25 The Pyramids
211
26 The Great Sphinx
219

9 Transportation
73
10 Early International Trade
79
11 Law and Government
83
BELIEFS
91
13 Death and Immortality
97
14 Deities
107
15 Creation Myths
121
16 Animal Worship
129
17 Symbolism
137
18 The Priesthood
147
27 Architecture
225
28 Art
235
29 Literature
243
30 Language and Hieroglyphics
253
31 Medicine
263
32 The Calendar
269
33 Stellar Wisdom
275
Further Readings
281
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