Brief Histories: Ancient Egypt (Hardcover)

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Journey back in time to explore one the most fascinating and influential periods of ancient history.

In this concise and incredibly readable short history, Dr Campbell Price takes us through every aspect of Ancient Egypt, from the incredible architectural marvels of the pyramids of Giza to the visually stunning and complex language of hieroglyphics all the way through to those at the top of society, pharaohs such as Tutankhamen and queens like Cleopatra.

Brief Histories: Ancient Egypt is the perfect short introduction for anyone interested in Ancient Egypt and all it has to offer.

About the Author

Dr Campbell Price received a BA, MA and PhD in Egyptology from the University of Liverpool, where now he is an Honorary Research Fellow. Since 2011, he has been Curator of Egypt and Sudan at Manchester Museum, part of the University of Manchester, one of the UK's largest Egyptology collections. Campbell has undertaken fieldwork in Egypt at the sites of Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham, Saqqara and at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. He has published widely on ancient Egyptian material culture and its interpretation. Recent books include The High Steward Senenmut: His Life and Afterlife and (with Greg Jenner) Totally Chaotic History: Ancient Egypt Gets Unruly. He has lectured extensively throughout the UK, and internationally, and regularly comments and advises on Egyptological themes for TV and radio.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781399622585
ISBN-10: 1399622587
Publisher: Seven Dials
Publication Date: January 7th, 2025
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Brief Histories