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    DescriptionThis celebrated British Museum reference work is now republished in an enlarged and fully revised edition. Packed with facts, illustrations and insights, it answers all questions on ancient Egyptian topics from Abydos and ankh to Zoser and zodiac. This authoritative illustrated dictionary provides clear, in-depth explanations and descriptions of the important ideas, events and personalities throughout 4,000 years of Egyptian civilization. More than 700 extensively cross-referenced and comprehensively-indexed A-Z entries provide detailed and in-depth information on all aspects of ancient Egypt and Nubia during the pharaonic and Graeco-Roman periods. Each entry is followed by a bibliography. The dictionary is lavishly illustrated throughout with photographs, line drawings, site plans and maps.


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    Title
    The British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian Shaw, By (author) Paul Nicholson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 218 mm
    Height: 275 mm
    Thickness: 283 mm
    Weight: 1,780 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780714119809
    ISBN 10: 0714119806
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA, HBJH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE
    DC22: 932.003
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised edition
    Publisher
    BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS
    Imprint name
    BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS
    Publication date
    24 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London