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Life Under the Pharoahs free pdf This book, written by one the masters of popular history, is for the interested amateur and reconstructs every day life in the Egypt of 1500 BCE. The central character, a real person whose tomb still exists, is Vizier Rekhmire. You meet with him and go with him on his official duties. This absorbing and entertaining book takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the world of ancient Egypt, providing an overview of Egyptian history, the City of the Dead, Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, the building of the pyramids, and such important figuresand places as Akhenaten and Amarna. It looks at the life and times of the Ancient Egyptians, including the work of craftsmen and labourers, hunting, and surgical procedures and provides a full bibliography and lists of Egyptian dynasties.

About Leonard Cottrell

Leonard Cottrell's passionate interest in archaeology began when he was a boy of twelve and took him on extensive travels. From 1942 to 1959 he was on the staff of the BBC as a war correspondent, documentary writer and drama producer. The first of his famous archaeological books. The Lost Pharaohs was published in 1949 and his other books include The Bull of Minos (also available in Sutton History).

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Author : Leonard Cottrell
Publisher : Sutton Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 20 May 2004
ISBN : 0750937238
EAN : 9780750937238
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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