Ancient Egypt is well known for its towering monuments and magnificent statuary, but other aspects of its civilization are less well known, especially its written texts. Now "Texts from the Pyramid Age" provides ready access to new translations of a representative selection of texts ranging from the historically significant to the repetitive formulae of the tomb inscriptions from Old Kingdom Egypt (ca. 2700-2170 B.C.). Strudwick's helpful introduction to the history and literature of this seminal period provides important ...

Texts from the Pyramid Age 2005, Society of Biblical Literature

ISBN-13: 9781589831384


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Texts from the Pyramid Age 2005, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789004130487