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A history of ancient Egypt : from the first farmers to the Great Pyramid, John Romer

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A history of ancient Egypt : from the first farmers to the Great Pyramid
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A history of ancient Egypt
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from the first farmers to the Great Pyramid
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John Romer
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eng
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The first volume of a history of the earliest days of ancient Egypt challenges popular archaeological understandings to chronicle the ancient world's first agricultural practices through the construction of the pyramids
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Title
A history of ancient Egypt
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Summary
The first volume of a history of the earliest days of ancient Egypt challenges popular archaeological understandings to chronicle the ancient world's first agricultural practices through the construction of the pyramids
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932
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illustrations
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index present
LC call number
DT83
LC item number
.R66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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from the first farmers to the Great Pyramid
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John Romer
A history of ancient Egypt : from the first farmers to the Great Pyramid, John Romer
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A history of ancient Egypt : from the first farmers to the Great Pyramid, John Romer
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"First published in Great Britain by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books"--T.p. verso
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-440) and index
Contents
Making culture (5000-3000 BC). Beside the Pale Lake : living in the Faiyum, c. 5000-4000 BC ; Sickle sheen : most ancient Egypt and the Neolithic ; Merimda and el-Omari : Lower Egypt, 4800-4300 BC ; The Badarians : Middle Egypt, 4400-4000 BC ; Black-topped, white-lined : life in Upper Egypt, 4000-3500 BC ; A cloud across the moon : death in Upper Egypt, 4000-3200 BC ; Boats and donkeys : copper, trade, and influence within the Lower Nile Valley, 3500-3000 BC ; Rolling along : of men and monsters, 3500 -- Making Pharaoh (3200-3000 BC). Scorpion and hawk, 3200-3000 BC ; The coming of the king : the origins of hieroglyphs, c. 3000 BC ; Narmer's palette : the qualities of kings, c. 3000 BC ; The hawk upon the wall : history, land and Naqadan resettlement, 3500-3000 BC ; Taking wing : Naqadan emigration, 3500-3000 BC ; Taking stock : ordering and accounting within the early state ; The shadows of birds : rite and sacrifice within the early state -- Making a kingdom (3000-2650 BC). The Serekh tomb : the story of the Naqada Mastaba, c. 3000 BC ; A line of kings : the first dynasty royal tombs, 3000-2825 BC ; The lost dynasty : fake histories, real lives : dynasty two, 2825-2675 BC ; The wheeling hawk : refining Egypt : dynasties one, two and three ; The realms of pharaoh : dynasties one and three ; Two gentlemen of Saqqara : Merka and Hesi-re : dynasties one and three -- Step pyramid (2675-2650 BC). Djoser's kingdom ; Heb Sediana : visions of the pyramid ; Deus absconditus : the hidden god ; In consequence : the pyramid's effect -- Building ancient Egypt (2650-2550 BC). A diadem of pyramids, 2650-2625 BC ; Court and country : Metjen and the early reign of Sneferu, 2625-2600 BC ; High society : Sneferu at Maidum, 2625-2600 BC ; A building passion : Sneferu at Dahshur, 2600-2575 BC ; Making the gods : deity at Dahshur, 2600-2575 BC ; The perfect pyramid : Khufu and Giza, 2575-2550 BC
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25 cm
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxvii, 475 pages
Isbn
9781250030115
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
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2013012485
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illustrations, some color

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