Ancient Egypt and Us: The Impact of Ancient Egypt on the Modern World

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Adrian Kerr, 2009 - Egypt - 250 pages
 

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Contents

Prologue
7
Introduction
11
Egyptian origins the early Kings
21
Early religion god myths and temples
37
Old Kingdom the pyramid age
52
The invention of Writing
85
The invention of Medicine and Cosmetics
92
Middle Kingdom expansion into Nubia
108
The Sun Kings AmenhotepAkhenaten+Tutankhamen
144
The Ramessids
168
Assyrian Babylon and Persian invasions
187
The last years under Greece and Rome
206
Our inheritance from Egypt an A to Z
234
Epilogue 242
257
Appendix
259
Bibliography
263

The Hyksos and early New Kingdom
114
Hatshepsut the female king and Thutmosis 3
130

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