Living in Ancient Egypt primarily focuses on an ""ideal"" period set some time in the later Pharaonic Era. This book examines all the aspects of daily life across all strata of Egyptian society, from the priestly caste to the lowliest peasant farmer and the slaves, from food to religious beliefs. Coverage includes the Egyptian farming cycle, the pharaoh's role, marriage and divorce, education and trade, and entertainment and games in Egyptian society. This reference is a useful tool for students wanting to learn more about living in ancient Egypt. Chapters include: Nile, Giver of Life; Egyptian Society and Government; and A Land Ruled by Gods.
Norman Bancroft Hunt graduated from Kingston School of Art in 1968. He was elected fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute in 1975 and is currently a lecturer and researcher in visual theory and cultural studies at the Kent Institute of Art and Design. He is the author of numerous books on Native American art and culture, including Historical Atlas of Ancient America, from Facts On File/Checkmark Books, and the award-winning People of the Totem