Daughters of Isis Women of Ancient Egypt

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/1995
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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"This splendidly clear, full and often amusing account of ancient Egypt would surely have met with the approval of Herodotus himself."-- Sunday Telegraph.

Author Biography

Joyce Tyldesley, holder of a doctorate from Oxford University, is Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Archaeology, Classics, and Oriental Studies at Liverpool University, England. She is the author of Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh and Daughters of Isis: Women of Ancient Eygpt.

Table of Contents

List of Plates
List of Figures
List of Maps and Chronologies
Introduction: The Geographical and Historical Backgroundp. 1
Images of Womenp. 17
Married Blissp. 45
Mistress of the Housep. 82
Work and Playp. 114
Good Groomingp. 146
The Royal Haremp. 179
Female Kingsp. 208
Religious Life and Deathp. 242
Notesp. 280
Selected Bibliographyp. 294
Indexp. 297
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