Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt

Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt : from Early Dynastic Times to the Death of Cleopatra

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This new volume in the bestselling Chronicle series is the first book to recount the full history of queenship in ancient Egypt, revealing the essential role played by women in the royal household. A highly readable and authoritative account, it is ideal for home, university or school reference.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 195.6 x 261.6 x 22.9mm | 997.91g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • 273 illustrations, 173 in colour
  • 0500051453
  • 9780500051450
  • 269,048

About Joyce A. Tyldesley

Joyce Tyldesley has written bestselling biographies of Hatshepsut and Nefertiti, as well as the recent The Private Lives of the Pharaohs, which accompanied a Channel 4 television series.

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Table of contents

Introduction: Royal Consorts and Female Kings; I. The First Queens: The Early Dynastic Period; II. Queens of the Pyramid Age: The Old Kingdom; III. Chaos and Rebirth: The First Intermediate Period, Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period; IV. Queens of the Empire: The New Kingdom; V. Weakened Royal Power: The Third Intermediate Period and Late Period; VI: The Last Queens of Egypt: The Macedonian Period and Ptolemaic Period.

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