The Complete Queens of Egypt: From Early Dynastic Times to the Death of Cleopatra

The Complete Queens of Egypt: From Early Dynastic Times to the Death of Cleopatra

AUC Press

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Joyce Tyldesley

This new volume in the popular Complete series reveals the essential role played by women in the royal household in ancient Egypt. A highly readable and authoritative account, it is ideal for home, university, or school reference.

Features vivid biographies of all the major royal women of Egyptian history, from early Dynastic times to the death of Cleopatra VII in 30 BC

Includes the stories of famous queens such as Hatshepsut, Nefertiti, and Nefertari, as well as lesser-known consort queens and shadowy figures of the harem

Special features enliven the text, ranging from Wigs to Sphinxes, from Sexual Morality to Childbirth, plus genealogical trees and numerous sidebars

Timelines provide at-a-glance visual guides to the life of each queen

Illustrated with a wealth of portrait and site photographs, line drawings, and reconstructions

Also in the series:

  • The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
  • The Complete Pharaohs
  • The Complete Pyramids
  • The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt
  • The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt
  • The Complete Tutankhamun
  • The Complete Valley of the Kings

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