People of Ancient Egypt

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A fascinating look at some of the individuals who made up the Ancient Egyptian civilization from the Old Kingdom to the end of Cleopatra’s reign: kings such as Akhenaten, Horembeb and Ramses II; queens and other influential women; officials like Imhotep, Sennemut and Ramose. The lives of some twenty individuals are reconstructed, and we learn of their families, careers, illnesses and religious beliefs. The book is illustrated by a wide range of photographs and surviving artifacts that would have featured in their everyday lives, people of ancient Egypt creates a vivid portrait of Ancient Egypt and it’s peoples.


Charlotte Booth is a freelance Egyptologist who lectures at Birkbeck College, University of London. She is the author of The Hyskos Period in Egypt.


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