By Niv Allon,Hana Navratilova
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 country and shaped the supposedly meritocratic process of neighborhood management and executive. Case experiences 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 earlier wisdom of historic Egypt, a number of the roles and identities of the scribes are provided in a concise and available method, delivering established details on their cultural id and self-presentation, and offering readers with an perception into the making of Egyptian written culture.
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Ancient Egyptian Scribes: A Cultural Exploration (Bloomsbury Egyptology) by Niv Allon,Hana Navratilova