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Ancient Egypt: The Basics offers an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the history, archaeology and influence of this fascinating civilization. Coverage includes:
- A survey of Egyptian history from its earliest origins to the coming of Islam
- Life and death in ancient Egypt
- Key archaeological discoveries and important characters
- Egypt's impact and reception through to the modern day
Lively and engaging, this is an indispensable resource for anyone beginning their studies of Egyptian history, culture and archaeology, and a must-read for anyone who wants to learn more about the country's long and captivating past.