Ancient Egyptian Tombs: The Culture of Life and Death

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This book explores the development of tombs as a cultural phenomenon in ancient Egypt and examines what tombs reveal about ancient Egyptian culture and Egyptians belief in the afterlife. Investigates the roles of tombs in the development of funerary practices Draws on a range of data, including architecture, artifacts and texts Discusses tombs within the context of everyday life in Ancient Egypt Stresses the importance of the tomb as an eternal expression of the self

Ancient Egyptian Tombs: The Culture of Life and Death 2011, Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), Chichester

ISBN-13: 9781405120890

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