The Complete Queens of Egypt

From Early Dynastic Times to the Death of Cleopatra

Joyce Tyldesley

This new volume in the popular Complete series reveals the essential role played by women in the royal household in ancient Egypt. A highly readable a

English edition
224 pp.
273 illus. incl. 173 in color
25.5X19cm
ISBN 9789774160400
For sale only in the Middle East

$29.95

This new volume in the popular Complete series reveals the essential role played by women in the royal household in ancient Egypt. A highly readable and authoritative account, it is ideal for home, university, or school reference. • Features vivid biographies of all the major royal women of Egyptian history, from early Dynastic times to the death of Cleopatra VII in 30 BC • Includes the stories of famous queens such as Hatshepsut, Nefertiti, and Nefertari, as well as lesser-known consort queens and shadowy figures of the harem • Special features enliven the text, ranging from Wigs to Sphinxes, from Sexual Morality to Childbirth, plus genealogical trees and numerous sidebars • Timelines provide at-a-glance visual guides to the life of each queen • Illustrated with a wealth of portrait and site photographs, line drawings, and reconstructions Also in the series: The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt The Complete Pharaohs The Complete Pyramids The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt The Complete Tutankhamun The Complete Valley of the Kings

Joyce Tyldesley

JOYCE TYLDESLEY is a writer and lecturer on archaeology and Egyptology. She is an authority on Egyptian queens and has written bestselling biographies of Hatshepsut and Nefertiti.
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