People of Ancient Egypt

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This book highlights some specific individuals of Ancient Egypt, ranging from the Old Kingdom down to the end of Cleopatra’s reign, including kings such as Akhenaten, Horembeb, and Ramses II; queens and other influential women; and officials like Imhotep, Sennemut, and Ramose. The details surrounding 20 separate lives are unveiled, including information on their families, careers, illnesses, and religious beliefs. Lavishly illustrated with a wide range of photographs and surviving artifacts, this is a unique look at Egypt's key figures.


Charlotte Booth is a freelance Egyptologist and the author of The Ancient Egyptians for Dummies, The Boy Behind the Mask: Meeting the Real Tutankhamun, and The Hyskos Period in Egypt.


"Innovative."  —Choice