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REFLECTIONS OF OSIRIS: LIVES FROM ANCIENT EGYPT

By: Ray, John

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000045081

ISBN: 0195158717

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Spanning more than two millennia, Reflections of Osiris opens a small windo w into a timeless world, capturing the flavor of life in ancient Egypt thro ugh vivid profiles of eleven actual people and the god Osiris. Some of the figures profiled here are famous. Ray discusses Imhotep, whom h e calls "Egypt's Leonardo"--the royal architect of the Step Pyramid, high p riest of the sun cult, and a man of great medical skill. We meet Hatshepsut , a ... View more info