Artifacts from Ancient Egypt / Barbara Mendoza.

Author
Mendoza, Barbara [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
Description
xxxii, 339 pages ; 29 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Daily life through artifacts. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: how to evaluate artifacts -- Chronology of Egyptian history -- Part I. Beauty, adornment, and clothing -- Comb -- Cosmetic palette -- Kohl container -- Men's kilt -- Mirror -- Perfume bottle -- Sandals -- Women's dress -- Part II. Death and funerary equipment -- Amulet -- Canopic jars -- Ka statues -- Mummy -- Mummy mask -- Reserve head -- Sarcophagus and coffin -- Shabti -- Tomb stele -- Part III. Food and drink -- Butchering scene -- Model servant making beer -- Model servants making bread -- Table of offerings scene -- Part IV. Household items, furniture, and games -- Basket -- Board game -- Headrest -- Pottery vessels -- Stool -- Toy cat -- Part V. Literacy and writing -- Ankh box -- Ostracon -- Papyrus -- Rosetta stone -- Seated scribe statue -- Part VI. Religion, ritual, and magic -- Astronomical ceiling of Ramses VII -- Bronze votive offering -- Coffin for cat mummy -- Hippopotamus figurine -- Household deity figures -- "Opening of the mouth" ritual scene -- Priestess statue -- Part VII. Tools and weapons -- Axe -- Knife -- Mace heads -- Model boats -- Plow -- Throw stick.
ISBN
  • 9781440844003 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
  • 1440844003 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
  • (electronic book)
LCCN
2017013626
OCLC
988171835
Other standard number
  • 40027591478
RCP
C - S

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