256 Pages
    by Routledge

    440 Pages
    by Routledge

    Written in 1836, this two-volume study has enduring importance in the field of Egyptology. Covering topics including Egyptian homes, ceremonies, hunting, religious rites, and castes, it provides a comprehensive account of ancient Egyptian life and practices. The work is illustrated with numerous anecdotes and hundreds of beautiful woodcuts.

    CONTENTS OF VOL. I. CHAPTER I. Character of the Egyptians CHAPTER II. Reception of guests CHAPTER III. Amusement of the guests CHAPTER IV. The Chase CHAPTER V. Origin of the Egyptians. CONTENTS OF VOL. II. CHAPTER VI The different classes of Egyptians CHAPTER VII. Fourth class CHAPTE R VIII. The fifth class CHAPTER IX. Egyptian art CHAPTER X. Funeral rites


    Sir J. Gardner Wilkinson