Daily Life in Ancient Egypt, Paperback / softback Book

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt Paperback / softback


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 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


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: African history
  • ISBN: 9781405118569

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