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Published: 14 March 2002

528 Pages | 24 pp colour, halftones and line illustrations throughout, 11 pp maps


ISBN: 9780192802934

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The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

Edited by Ian Shaw

Oxford Illustrated History

  • Subject of enormous general interest
  • The contributors are well known and respected scholars
  • Provides detailed historical coverage through from the early Stone Age to the time of the Romans
  • Includes the most detailed examinations of the three so-called 'intermediate periods' in Egyptian history, which were previously regarded as 'dark ages' but are now beginning to be better understood
  • Combination of quality illustrations and writing, together with the fact that all of the contributors are specialists working at the cutting edge of the subject.