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Author Bard, Kathryn A.

Title An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt / Kathryn A. Bard.

Published Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  932 BARD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 400 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 330-356) and index.
Contents 1. Egyptian archaeology : definitions and history -- 2. Hieroglyphs, language, and pharaonic chronology -- 3. The environmental background to pharaonic civilization : geography, environment, agriculture, and natural resources -- 4. Egyptian prehistory : the paleolithic and neolithic -- 5. The rise of complex society and early civilization -- 6. The old kingdom and first intermediate period -- 7. The middle kingdom and second intermediate period -- 8. The new kingdom -- 9. The third intermediate period and late period -- 10. The Greco-Roman period -- 11. The study of ancient Egypt -- App. Additional readings in French, German, and Italian.
Summary "This book guides the reader from Egypt's prehistoric past through the pharaonic dynasties and the Greco-Roman Period by providing an overview of ancient Egyptian culture, its monuments, and civilization. The text is enriched by more than 120 color and black-and-white illustrations, including artifacts, maps, and site and building plans. The book also includes special sections on such topics as building the pyramids at Giza, mummification, and deciphering hieroglyphs." "Covering Egyptian chronology, language, geography, specific archaeological sites, and the history of Egyptology, An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt is a resource to students and interested lay people alike."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Egypt -- Antiquities.
Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C.
Egypt -- Civilization -- 332 B.C.-638 A.D.
ISBN 9781405111492 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
1405111496 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
9781405111485 (paperback: alkaline paper)
1405111488 (paperback: alkaline paper)

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