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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