Lives of the Ancient Egyptians - Pharaohs, Queens, Courtiers and Commoners

Author(s): Toby Wilkinson

History

From the dawn of history to the death of Cleopatra, ancient Egypt was home to larger-than-life personalities. Across one hundred lives, Toby Wilkinson explores the true character and diversity of human experience in the ancient world's greatest civilization. Some of those profiled are famous: pharaohs and queens such as Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Ramesses II and Tiye. Others are lesser known but equally engaging: Imhotep, architect of the first pyramid; Perniankhu, the court dwarf; and the royal sculptor Bak. Equally illuminating are the lives of commoners, so rarely given their own voice: ordinary men and women who include a doctor, a dentist, a housewife, a musician - and a serial criminal.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780500294802
  • : Thames & Hudson, Limited
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : September 2019
  • : .9 Inches X 5.2 Inches X 7.8 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Toby Wilkinson
  • : 304
  • : 932.010922
  • : English