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Ancient Egyptian Religion
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Henri Frankfort
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-22 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Fascinating study finds underlying unity in Egyptian religions — the concept of the changeless. Relation of religion to Egyptian society, government, art, more. 32 halftones.
Ancient Egyptian Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: John F. Nunn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

The skills of the ancient Egyptians in preserving bodies through mummification are well known, but their expertise in the everyday medical practices needed to treat the living is less familiar and often misinterpreted. John F. Nunn draws on his own experience as an eminent doctor of medicine and an Egyptologist
Ancient Egyptian Literature
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Miriam Lichtheim
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-03 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"Praise for the first editions: " "Concise, lucid, and altogether interesting . . ..The notes on the individual texts are unfailingly illuminating."--"Books Abroad" (now "World Literature Today")
Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology
Language: en
Pages: 702
Authors: Paul T. Nicholson, Ian Shaw, Cambridge University Press
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-03-23 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The book describes current research into all aspects of craftwork in ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries
Language: en
Pages: 523
Authors: A. Lucas, John Richard Harris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1962 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Describes ancient Egypt's vast resources and the processes that incorporated them in daily life, including animal products, building materials, cosmetics, perfumes and incense, fibers, glazed ware, glass, mummification materials, and more.