Monday, October 17, 2016

The Pharaoh: Life at Court and on Campaign by Garry J. Shaw

The Pharaoh by Garry J. Shaw -224 pages

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.

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