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By Barry J. Kemp

Completely revised and up to date to mirror the most recent advancements within the box, this second version of Barry J. Kemp's well known textual content offers a compelling reassessment of what gave historic Egypt its special and enduring characteristics.

Ranging throughout historical Egyptian material tradition, social and fiscal studies, and the frame of mind of its humans, the e-book additionally comprises new chapters exploring the final ten centuries of old Egyptian civilization and who, in ethnic phrases, the ancients were.

Fully illustrated, the publication attracts on either historic written fabrics and a long time of excavation proof, reworking our knowing of this outstanding civilization. huge ranging but impressively targeted, Kemp’s paintings is an critical textual content for all scholars of historical Egypt.

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