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Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction

Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Ian Shaw

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Jan 2021
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Jan 2021
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9780191880667
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198845461.001.0001
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9780198845461
Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction explores the history and culture of pharaonic Egypt, including ideas about Egyptian kingship, religion, ethics, customs, and writing ... More
8. Religion

8. Religion  

Ian Shaw

in Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2021
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9780191880667
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10.1093/actrade/9780198845461.003.0008
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‘Religion’ studies ancient Egyptian religion, the history of which was at one stage concerned principally with the beliefs and temples of the pharaonic period. Now it has become ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Ian Shaw

in Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2021
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Jan 2021
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9780191880667
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10.1093/actrade/9780198845461.003.0001
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9780198845461
‘Introduction’ provides an overview of ancient Egypt, beginning with the discovery of the Narmer Palette in 1898. The Narmer Palette is one of a few surviving artefacts from the Nile Valley ... More
6. Identity

6. Identity  

Ian Shaw

in Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2021
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Jan 2021
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9780191880667
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10.1093/actrade/9780198845461.003.0006
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9780198845461
‘Identity’ addresses the iconography of Egypt's early ethnic identity, considering the significance of the Narmer Palette with regard to the early pharaonic Egyptians' definition of their ... More
5. Kingship

5. Kingship  

Ian Shaw

in Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2021
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Jan 2021
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9780191880667
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10.1093/actrade/9780198845461.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198845461
‘Kingship’ assesses Egyptian kingship and the nature of Egyptian kings. The metaphor and symbolism involved in the Egyptian kings' names and iconography has made it difficult for modern ... More
9. Egyptomania

9. Egyptomania  

Ian Shaw

in Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2021
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9780191880667
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10.1093/actrade/9780198845461.003.0009
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9780198845461
‘Egyptomania’ highlights the phenomenon of Egyptomania. In this recycling and exploitation of the ancient Egyptian database, some aspects of the culture and history have tended to appeal ... More
2. Reconstructing ancient Egypt

2. Reconstructing ancient Egypt  

Ian Shaw

in Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2021
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Jan 2021
eISBN: 
9780191880667
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198845461.003.0002
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9780198845461
‘Reconstructing ancient Egypt’ discusses the challenge of reconstructing ancient Egypt. New paradigms have been adopted by different generations of Egyptologists, gradually transforming the ... More
3. History

3. History  

Ian Shaw

in Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jan 2021
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Jan 2021
eISBN: 
9780191880667
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198845461.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198845461
‘History’ examines Egyptian history. The Narmer Palette and various other ‘protodynastic’ artefacts have long been regarded as lying at the interface of prehistory and history in ancient ... More

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