Daily Life In Ancient Egypt

Daily Life In Ancient Egypt Using the life of a young girl and her family as a model this book recreates the daily life of the middle class residents of the ancient town of Lahun during Egypt s Middle Kingdom period This perfec

  • Title: Daily Life In Ancient Egypt
  • Author: Kasia Szpakowska
  • ISBN: 9781405118552
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Using the life of a young girl and her family as a model, this book recreates the daily life of the middle class residents of the ancient town of Lahun during Egypt s Middle Kingdom period This perfect snapshot in time has been painstakingly recreated using recently published textual data and archaeological findings.Provides an illuminating and engaging re construction ofUsing the life of a young girl and her family as a model, this book recreates the daily life of the middle class residents of the ancient town of Lahun during Egypt s Middle Kingdom period This perfect snapshot in time has been painstakingly recreated using recently published textual data and archaeological findings.Provides an illuminating and engaging re construction of what daily life was like in ancient Egypt Describes the main issues of everyday life in the town from education, work, and food preparation to religious rituals, healing techniques, marriages, births, and deaths Authentically recreated through the use of recently published textual data and archaeological findings directly from the settlement of Lahun and other sites Includes photographs and illustrations of actual artifacts from the settlement of Lahun

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  • A well-written, immensely informative book, differing from similar studies (such as those by Erman and Mertz) by an attempt to keep strictly to a narrow focus on everyday life in the town of Lahun during the Middle Kingdom. Inevitably, scantiness of available data forces her to draw on other locales and other eras to fill out the picture, but there is much information derived from local excavations which is fascinating and wholly new to me. Actually, the author sets out to focus on middle-class [...]


  • An Egyptologist friend recommended this to me and I'm not new to Ancient Egypt, but I learned some things - sometimes because I'd never seen them explained starting at a very basic level for non-specialists before. The literary device where the book follows the life of a child makes it sound like it must be for children, but it really isn't, and it also isn't very much of the text. The book is fairly scholarly in tone and has frequent references to the literature in the footnotes (at the end of [...]


  • This book was poorly titled. The author approaches her book through the viewpoint of a female living in the Middle Kingdom. I applaud her for trying to narrow her focus and discussing daily life from the perspective of women (and children), but if that's what you want to talk about, then title your book with that so the reader knows what to expect! Of course, within the text of the book, she wanders from this thesis and spends much of her time talking about Egyptians as a whole within this one p [...]



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