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    • Red Land, Black Land

    • Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
    • By: Barbara Mertz
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 268
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Esteemed Egyptologist Barbara Mertz updates her widely praised social history of the people of ancient Egypt, which was originally published in 1968. Combining impeccable scholarship with a delightfully personal style, the author reconstructs the life of the Egyptians from birth to death, and beyond death, too.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Elizabeth on 04-03-10

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs

    • A Popular History of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Barbara Mertz
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 438
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
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      4 out of 5 stars 261

    In this updated version of the classic of popular Egyptology, Barbara Mertz combines her doctorate in Egyptology at the famed Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago with a life-long enthusiasm for ancient Egypt. Her love of the subject is contagious and makes her the perfect guide to ancient Egypt for the student, the layman, and those who plan to visit or have visited the Nile Valley.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Should History be this much fun?

    • By Euryleia on 07-07-08

    Regular price: $24.49