Introduction: Pharaonic Lives; 1. Pharaonic Kingship: Evolution and Ideology; 2. The Story of the Two Lands; 3. Becoming Pharaoh; 4. Being Pharaoh; 5. Pharaohs on Campaign; 6. Royal Cities; 7. The Pharaoh in Death; 8. The Last Pharaohs. Endmatter.
A fascinating look at what it was really like to be the Pharaoh of Egypt, one of the most powerful rulers of the ancient world
Garry Shaw is Honorary fellow at the University of Liverpool.
'A great introduction to the history of dynastic Egypt' - Ancient
'A superb introduction not just to the lives of the pharaohs but to much of Egyptian history during their rule' - Contemporary Review