Wilkinson: The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt. Paperback

  • The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt.
  • Toby Wilkinson 2008 2nd rev. ed. Paperback, 272 pages, 316 illustrations, 163 in colour, 210 x 150 mm
The ancient civilization of Egypt offers a dazzling array of kings and dynasties, gods and goddesses, temples and tombs, and this new dictionary provides a handy reference guide through this endlessly fascinating subject. All the major archaeological sites of Egypt and Sudan are described and a unique feature of this unrivalled coverage is a separate entry for every king who ruled Egypt, from its birth as a state to Alexander the Great. From Abgig to Zoser, from aegis to zodiac, this book will appeal to tourists, museum visitors, armchair travellers and serious scholars alike.