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Pharaoh's People: Scenes from Life in Imperial Egypt Paperback – February 6, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-1845113353 ISBN-10: 1845113357

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks (February 6, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845113357
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845113353
  • Product Dimensions: 4.9 x 0.9 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,307,018 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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""Detailed and lucidly written.""--Barry Kemp, Times Literary Supplement
""…the depiction of Egyptian life is both accurate and convincing.""-- Bruce Trigger, IJAHS
""A fine book, worthy of recommendation to anyone …""-- J.A.S. Evans, American Historical Review

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T.G.H. James was formerly Keeper of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum. He is the author of the acclaimed biography Howard Carter (Tauris Parke Paperbacks) and of a large number of books on other Egyptological subjects, including Tutankhamun (Tauris Parke).

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Robert on October 31, 2000
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For anyone interested in knowing how was it like to live under the rule of the great New Kingdom Pharaohs of Egypt, this is the book. With grace and elegant style, Dr. James gifted us with a wonderful overview of everyday life taking as evidence the registers from tomb and temple wallpaintings and inscriptions, from which he has taken nice and amusing "bites of reality". There are texts from private and official letters and bussiness-documents; everything was masterly handed by the great British Egyptologist, so as to let us recover a lively glimpse of ancient Egyptians and their way-of-life in those golden ages.
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