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Daily life in ancient Egypt : recreating Lahun /

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 archa...

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Main Author: Szpakowska, Kasia Maria.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
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Table of Contents:
  • The setting
  • Birth
  • Close to home
  • The stuff of life
  • Crafts and trades
  • Learning, earning, and leisure
  • Religion
  • Sickness
  • Death
  • Love.