Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)
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Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)

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Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 22/04/2004
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The complex world of Egyptian myth is clearly illuminated in this fascinating new approach to ancient Egypt. Geraldine Pinch explores the cultural and historical background behind a wide variety of sources and objects, from Cleopatra's Needle and Tutankhamun's golden statue, to a story on papyrus of the gods misbehaving. What did they mean, and how have they been interpreted? The reader is taken on an exciting journey through the distant past, and shown how myths of deities such as Isis and Osiris influenced contemporary culture and have become part of our cultural heritage. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192803467
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 137 g
Dimensions: 175 x 113 x 10 mm

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Sophie Woodward-Rowe

“Immensely enjoyable and interesting”

I read this on a recent stay in Egypt and it really enhanced my trip. I found that many other books on the subject of Ancient Egyptian history or archaeology were just too vague and non-specific for me to apply what I... More

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