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    DescriptionThe mysteries of Ancient Egypt, the wonderland of the Pharaohs, have always held the world in awe. This volume provides a comprehensive history of this fascinating land from its earliest days to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. Sir Alan Gardiner presents background on the Egyptian language, writing, land, its neighbors, and its resources, with a special section devoted to the Egyptian method of determining chronological dates. He then follows with a concise history of Egypt from the time of the Old Kingdom, through the Ramesside period, up to the last days of Egyptian independence around 323 B.C. Authoritative and meticulously researched, "Egypt of the Pharaohs" is an enticing introduction to the study of this ancient civilization.


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    Title
    Egypt of the Pharaohs
    Subtitle
    An Introduction
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) A. H. Gardiner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195002676
    ISBN 10: 0195002679
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    BIC subject category V2: HDD, HBJH
    DC21: 932
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE, 1HBE
    LC classification: DT83.G2 19
    DC22: 923.01
    Thema V1.0: NHC, NKD, NHHA
    Edition
    3
    Edition statement
    3rd ed.
    Illustrations note
    plates, text-figures, maps
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    31 December 1961
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    The late Sir Alan Gardiner was one of the world's most distinguished Egyptologists.
    Back cover copy
    The mysteries of Ancient Egypt, the wonderland of the Pharaohs, have always held the world in awe. This volume provides a com-prehensive history of this fascinating land from its earliest days to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. Sir Alan Gardiner presents background on the Egyptian language, writing, land, its neighbors, and its resources, with a special section devoted to the Egyptian method of determining chronological dates.