The Hamlyn History of Ancient Egypt

The Hamlyn History of Ancient Egypt

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A comprehensive history of Ancient Egypt. Every aspect of Egyptian culture is explored, including their art, religion and unique architecture, from the early pyramids and statues, to the temples and tombs that appeared during the 18th dynasty.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 225 x 304mm | 1,120g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Hamlyn
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Spanish
  • 200 colour and b&w photographs
  • 0600591581
  • 9780600591580

Table of contents

The discovery of Ancient Egypt; kingdoms of Upper and Lower Egypt; the first Theban revolt; the period of expansion; warfare and diplomacy; the rigidity of Egyptian thought; life after death; artistic society; Egypt's legacy.show more

About Nathaniel Harris

Nathaniel Harris is the author of many books on history and the arts. He has acted as a consultant on several historical series, devised the popular 'Day That Made History' books, and has contributed to many periodicals.show more