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Author Wilkinson, Toby A. H.

Title Early dynastic Egypt / Toby A.H. Wilkinson.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

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 UniM Bail High Use  932.012 WILK  TWO HOUR LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 413 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 378-402) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Introduction. 1. Egyptology and the Early Dynastic Period. 2. Birth of a Nation State. 3. Historical Outline -- Pt. II. The Establishment of Authority. 4. Administration. 5. Foreign Relations. 6. Kingship. 7. Royal Mortuary Architecture. 8. Cults and Shrines -- Pt. III. The Diversity of Local Experience. 9. The Rise of Urbanism. 10. The Regions of Egypt.
Summary "Early Dynastic Egypt spans the five centuries preceding the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza. This was the formative period of ancient Egyptian civilisation, and it witnessed the creation of a distinctive culture that was to endure for 3,000 years. This book examines the background to that great achievement, the mechanisms by which it was accomplished, and the character of life in the Nile valley during the first 500 years of Pharaonic rule."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C.
ISBN 0415186331