Preface; Introduction Part I 1. The Egyptian State 2. The Royal Family Part II Introduction; 1. The Archaic Period and Old Kingdom: The Founders, The Great Pyramid Builders, Children of the Sun-God, the House of Teti and Pepy 2. The First Intermediate Period, the Middle Kingdom & Second Intermediate Period: The House of Akhtoy, The Head of the South, Seizers of the Two Lands, Kings and Commoners, Rulers of Foreign Countries, The Southern Kingdom 3. The New Kingdom The Taosids, The Power and the Glory, The Amarna Interlude, The Houses of Ramesses, The Feud of the Ramessides, The Decline of the Ramessides 4. The Third Intermediate Period Of Kings nad Priests; The Rise and Fall of the House of Shoshenq, The Independence of Thebes, The Princes of the West, Lords of the Holy Mountain 5. The Late and Ptolemaic Periods The Final Renaissance, The Persian Pharaohs, The Last Egyptian Pharaohs, Macedon, The House of Ptolemy
Aidan Dodson is currently a Teaching Fellow in Archaeology at the University of Bristol. Among his previous books are The Mummy in Ancient Egypt and The Pyramids of Ancient Egypt. Dyan Hilton specializes in creating genealogies.
Every page features several photographs and illustrations that help
the reader and further illuminate these ancient people.
This remarkable compilation of biographical and historical data is original in its scope, format, and content