Society and Death in Ancient Egypt
Mortuary Landscapes of the Middle Kingdom
By (author) Janet Richards
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Society and Death in Ancient Egypt by Janet Richards
Book DescriptionIn Society and Death in Ancient Egypt, Janet Richards considers social stratification in Middle Kingdom Egypt, taking as the point of departure the assumption that a 'middle class' arose during this period. By focusing on the entire range of mortuary behavior, rather than on elite remains, she shows how social and political processes can be reconstructed. Richards demonstrates that the roots of the middle class can be traced to the later Old Kingdom and First Intermediate Period. Combining information from excavations, ancient Egyptian texts, and decorative reliefs and statuary, the book weaves together a wide variety of sources that aid us in understanding how Middle Kingdom Egyptians thought about society and death and how their practices and landscapes relating to death reveal information about the living society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521840330
(246mm x 189mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Janet Richards
Society and Death in Ancient Egypt, Paperback (September 2009)
Janet Richards considers social stratification in Middle Kingdom Egypt.
Order, Legitimacy, and Wealth in Ancient States, Paperback (December 2000)» View all books by Janet Richards
A collection on the impact of wealth and high culture on state development in ancient societies, first published in 2000.
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Author Biography - Janet Richards
Janet Richards is assistant professor of Egyptology and Assistant Curator for Dynastic Egypt in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan. She is Project Director for the University of Michigan's excavations in the Abydos Middle Cemetery, and co-editor of Order, Legitimacy and Wealth in Ancient States.
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