The Resource Living in ancient Egypt, Don Nardo, book editor

Living in ancient Egypt, Don Nardo, book editor

Label
Living in ancient Egypt
Title
Living in ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
Don Nardo, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes what life was like in ancient Egypt, examining the family, home life, food and drink, women's roles, childhood, education, arts, literacy, means of communication, slavery religious beliefs, and more
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
932
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT61
LC item number
.L785 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nardo, Don
Series statement
Exploring cultural history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egypt
  • Manners and customs
  • Egypt
Label
Living in ancient Egypt, Don Nardo, book editor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-153) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction: Ancient Egyptians at work and play -- People and private life: Chapter preface -- Family and home life / Charles Freeman -- Lives and rights of Egyptian women / Erika Feucht -- Love songs from the new kingdom / Anonymous -- Food and drink / James R. Romano -- Sports, games, and other leisure activities / Jill Kamil -- Everyday rules of polite conduct / Ptahhotpe, a royal vizier -- Special skills essential to society: Chapter preface -- Doctors and their cures / Adolf Erman -- Case studies of an Egyptian doctor / Anonymous -- Types and duties of Egyptian priests / Ian Shaw and Paul Nicholson -- Egyptian metalsmiths and their wares / Lionel Casson -- Literacy and education dominated by scribes / H.W.F. Saggs -- Schoolbook for scribes / Nebmare-nakht the scribe -- Preparation for the afterlife: Chapter preface -- Religious festivals: Celebrations of life and death / Lynn Meskell -- Hymn to Aten / Akhenaten -- Visitor to Egypt tells how bodies were embalmed / Herodotus -- Dead Pharaoh's journey into the sky-from the Pyramid texts -- Mummifying pets and other animals / Bob Brier -- Secrets of the royal tombs: Chapter preface -- Great pyramid tombs / Desmond Stewart -- Exploring the passageways within the great pyramid / I.E.S. Edwards -- Lost city of the pyramid workers / Jack McClintock -- Opening King Tut's tomb / Steven Snape -- Chronology -- For further research -- Index -- About the editor
Extent
1 online resource (159 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034674254
Label
Living in ancient Egypt, Don Nardo, book editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-153) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction: Ancient Egyptians at work and play -- People and private life: Chapter preface -- Family and home life / Charles Freeman -- Lives and rights of Egyptian women / Erika Feucht -- Love songs from the new kingdom / Anonymous -- Food and drink / James R. Romano -- Sports, games, and other leisure activities / Jill Kamil -- Everyday rules of polite conduct / Ptahhotpe, a royal vizier -- Special skills essential to society: Chapter preface -- Doctors and their cures / Adolf Erman -- Case studies of an Egyptian doctor / Anonymous -- Types and duties of Egyptian priests / Ian Shaw and Paul Nicholson -- Egyptian metalsmiths and their wares / Lionel Casson -- Literacy and education dominated by scribes / H.W.F. Saggs -- Schoolbook for scribes / Nebmare-nakht the scribe -- Preparation for the afterlife: Chapter preface -- Religious festivals: Celebrations of life and death / Lynn Meskell -- Hymn to Aten / Akhenaten -- Visitor to Egypt tells how bodies were embalmed / Herodotus -- Dead Pharaoh's journey into the sky-from the Pyramid texts -- Mummifying pets and other animals / Bob Brier -- Secrets of the royal tombs: Chapter preface -- Great pyramid tombs / Desmond Stewart -- Exploring the passageways within the great pyramid / I.E.S. Edwards -- Lost city of the pyramid workers / Jack McClintock -- Opening King Tut's tomb / Steven Snape -- Chronology -- For further research -- Index -- About the editor
Extent
1 online resource (159 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034674254

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