...[T]he book is a valuable introduction to the study of ancient Egyptian daily life that will certainly repay careful reading and study. Pleasant, compact, and easy to read, the book strikes a good balance between a strictly scholarly and a more general approach. Now in a more affordable paperback format, this book is certain to attract a broad readership.Journal of the American Oriental Society
. . . fascinating . . ..Archaeology
About the Author
Rosalie David is an Egyptologist at the Manchester Museum and Director of the Manchester Egyptian Mummy Research Project and the Kahun Project. She is Honorary Lecturer in Comparative Religion at the University of Manchester.