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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPT

By: Tyldesley, Joyce A.

Price: ¥3,500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000045829

ISBN: 1846143691

Condition: As New


From Herodotus to The Mummy, Western civilization has long been fascinated with the exotic myths and legends of Ancient Egypt but they have often been misunderstood. Here acclaimed Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley guides us throu gh 3000 years of changing stories and, in retelling them, shows us what the y mean. Gathered from pyramid friezes, archaological finds and contemporary documents, these vivid and strange stories explain everything from why the Nile flooded every year to their beliefs about what exactly happened after death and shed fascinating light on what life was like for both rich and... View more info