The Pharaohs by Francesco Tiradriti
Ziegler, Christiane

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Ancient Egypt was arguably the greatest civilization in the world and continues to fascinate huge audiences. Its complex political system, maintained by the autocratic rule of the pharaohs, is the subject of a landmark exhibition at Palazzo Grassi in Venice. This accompanying catalogue gathers preeminent Egyptologists from the most respected institutions around the world, presenting research on every aspect of pharoanic existence, from the life in the palace to making of funerary monuments and texts.

Exhibition at Palazzo Grassi, Venice from September —December 2002

About Francesco Tiradriti

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Christiane Ziegler is chief curator, Department of Egyptian Antiquities, at the Louvre.
Published December 13, 2002 by Rizzoli. 512 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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They take readers through the New Kingdom that arose in 1554 BC and lasted 500 years, exploring""The State and Administration,""""The Ritualist Pharaoh"" and""The Royal Mummies,"" and revealing much about individual figures like Djoser and Akhenaton, the structure and function of state institutio...

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