How different would Western life be today had the civilization of ancient Egypt never existed? This excellent study by one of the greatest leading Egyptologists of the late nineteenth century provides astonishing answers to that question through an insightful exploration of Egyptian life and culture. Murray examines in detail such topics as food preparation, recreational pastimes, burial customs, religious beliefs, furniture and decor, social rituals, and the importance assigned to art and literature. A complete picture ...

The Splendor That Was Egypt 2004, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486431000

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Splendor That Was Egypt 1964, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780283354304

2nd Revised edition