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Ancient Egyptian Scribes: A Cultural Exploration (Bloomsbury by Niv Allon,Hana Navratilova

By Niv Allon,Hana Navratilova

the fashionable view of the traditional Egyptian global is frequently during the lens of a scribe: the proficient, schooled, literate person who used to be current at many degrees of Egyptian society, from an area accountant to the top echelons of society. And but, regardless of the wealth of knowledge the scribes left us, we all know quite little approximately what underpinned their international, approximately their mentality and approximately their daily life.

Tracing ten key biographies, Ancient Egyptian Scribes examines how those figures saved either the executive existence and cultural reminiscence of Egypt working. those are the Egyptians who ran the kingdom and shaped the supposedly meritocratic procedure of neighborhood management and executive. Case stories examine accountants, draughtsmen, scribes with army and dynastic roles, the authors of graffiti and literati who interacted in several methods with Pharaohs and different leaders. Assuming no past wisdom of historical Egypt, a few of the roles and identities of the scribes are provided in a concise and available method, delivering established details on their cultural identification and self-presentation, and delivering readers with an perception into the making of Egyptian written culture.

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