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Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt 9780816045631

Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt | 2nd Edition

ISBN-10: 0816045631
ISBN-13: 9780816045631
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PUBLISHER: Facts On File, Incorporated
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Product Description: With new discoveries emerging on an ongoing basis, it is more important than ever to have a comprehensive reference that features the most current information available on the significant break-throughs in Egyptology. Still the only one-volume reference to a civilization that has long fascinated scholars and lay readers alike, Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, Revised Edition has been extensively updated to include an additional 2,000 years of historical coverage. Now ranging from Egypt's predynastic cultures to the suicides of Cleopatra and Mark Antony in 30 BCE, this comprehensive book includes more than 2,300 detailed entries - over 1,000 more than in the first edition - as well as eighty-eight new photographs and maps. Each entry has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the most recent scholarship. Adding to the accessibility and reference value of this volume is a list of further readings to supplement all major entries, a revised bibliography, a comprehensive index, and a glossary. New and revised coverage Includes: Archaeological discoveries, including the long lost cities of Canopus and Menouthis; The eras preceding the unification of Egypt, ca.3000 BCE; The eras following the fail of the New Kingdom in 1070 BCE; The results of recent DNA studies of existing mummies; Political alliances; Social and religious developments.

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