Daily Life


Amazing Facts About Ancient Egypt

Authors: Putnam, James - Pemberton, Jeremy
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, 1994
Reading Level: 9 to 12

Hundreds of curious, extraordinary and hilarious facts about the Ancient Egyptians are featured in a humorously illustrated fact book, which includes tidbits about their lumpy beer, trained baboons, egg hatcheries, tattoos and more.


Ancient Lives. Daily Life in Egypt of the Pharaohs

Author: Romer, John
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company, 1990

This is one of the most popular books dealing with the daily life of the Ancient Egyptians. Archaeologist John Romer explores the life and times of the ancient inhabitants of the Nile Valley in a compelling way.


Builders and Craftsmen

Author: Shuter, Jane
Publisher: Heineman Library, 1998
Reading Level: ages 9 to 12

The Ancient Egyptians have built many great monuments, but with each monument the question arises how they were able to create such magnificent buildings. Jane Shuter takes a look at the life of the working force of Egypt, the builders and craftsmen who made pharaoh's wishes come true.



Clothes and Crafts in Ancient Egypt

Author: Balkwill, Richard
Publisher: Gareth Stevens, 2000
Reading Level: Ages 9 - 12

How did people in Ancient Egypt dress and what crafts did they develop? These questions are answered in this 32 page book.



Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians

Author: Brier, Bob
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999

Bob Brier examines all the aspects from the daily life of the Ancient Egyptians.





Everyday Life in Egypt in the Days of Ramesses the Great

Author: Montet, Pierre
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998

A study of daily life in Ancient Egypt during the Ramesside Era, describing the social organisation of Egypt, its religious beliefs and the day-to-day life of kings and commoners.




Farming and Food

Author: Shuter, Jane
Publisher: Heineman Library, 1998
Reading Level: ages 9 to 12

Jane Shuter examines the food the Ancient Egyptians ate and the backbone of the Egyptian society: farming.




Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt

Author: David, Rosalie
Publisher: Facts on File, 1998

Rosalie David examines all the aspects of daily life in Ancient Egypt.





Life and Death in Ancient Egypt: Scenes from Private Tombs in New Kingdom Thebes

Author: Hodel-Hoenes, Sigrid
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2000

A look into the life and death of the Ancient Egyptians, based on the scenes in the lavishly decorated private tombs in Thebes.




The Pyramid Builders of Ancient Egypt: A Modern Investigation of Pharaoh's Workforce

Author: David, Rosalie
Publisher: Routledge, 1996

Who were the men and women that participated in the building of the Pyramids? This is the question that Rosalie David tries to answer, based on the most recent finds and archaeological discoveries.




Village Life in Ancient Egypt: Laundry Lists and Love Songs

Author: McDowell, A.G.
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1999

This book combines translations of over 200 texts found in the workmen's village of Deir el-Medina, spanning the entire range of preserved genres with stunning illustrations.



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