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A History of Ancient Egypt

Nicolas Grimal


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This is an account of the rise and fall of the civilization in the Nile Valley, covering the first human settlement (c 120,000 BC) to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 333 BC.
  • This is the first history of ancient Egypt for 25 years
  • Brings together the very latest textual and archaeological evidence
  • The index, bibliography and appendices make this an invaluable reference tool
  • New guide to further reading in English especially commissioned for the paperback edition

Wiley-Blackwell, 9780631193968, 528pp.

Publication Date: July 19, 1994

About the Author

Nicolas Grimal is Professor of Egyptology at the University of Paris, Sorbonne. Ian Shaw is Lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology at the University of Liverpool.