Monday, October 17, 2016
The Pharaoh: Life at Court and on Campaign by Garry J. Shaw
This richly illustrated book is a wealth of information on the ancient Egyptians, not just their monarchs. It details the intricate ceremonies underlying mummification and the building of grand temples and tombs. The author also provides a realistic assessment of the military role of the pharaohs, and their role in preserving order in Egyptian society.