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eBook Fish and Fishing in Ancient Egypt (The Natural History of Egypt) ePub

by Douglas J. Brewer

  • ISBN: 0856684856
  • Category: Biological Sciences
  • Subcategory: Math Science
  • Author: Douglas J. Brewer
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Aris & Phillips (December 31, 1989)
  • Pages: 128
  • ePub book: 1943 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1256 kb
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  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 232

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Historians have shown that fish has always played a great part in Egyptian life. This book explores in detail the importance of fish, its economic, artistic and religious significance as well as fishing tools, methods and techniques.

Series: The Natural History of Egypt, Vol 2. Paperback: 128 pages. Publisher: Aris & Phillips (January 1, 1989). Historians have shown that fish has always played a great part in Egyptian life. It also describes and illustrated 20 types of fish known to the Ancient Egyptians. This is an excellent book for archeologists to identify fish bones. 4 people found this helpful.

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Start by marking Fish and Fishing in Ancient Egypt as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. From the earliest times the Nile has been central to the life of Egypt, but one aspect of the river that has rarely been explored is the life within the river: the fish. This book will be invaluable to both archaeologists and ichthyologists and important for the study of the art and religion of Ancient Egypt.

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The Natural History of Egypt, Vol 2. English. By (author) Douglas J. Brewer, By (author) Renee F. Friedman. Archaeology has shown that fish have always been important to the Egyptians; prehistoric man depended upon them, the Egyptians of Dynastic times used them as both food and currency and they have been a delicacy ever since.

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Fishing tackle, harpoons, fish-hooks, fish-traps and nets are described and illustrated with examples from the ancient art. The core of this fascinating work is the detailed description of some twenty different species which are shown in detail by the Egyptians

Fishing tackle, harpoons, fish-hooks, fish-traps and nets are described and illustrated with examples from the ancient art. The core of this fascinating work is the detailed description of some twenty different species which are shown in detail by the Egyptians. Others are much more curious like the amphibious Clarias or the electric catfish Malapterurus electricus with his 200 volt sting. Each species is identified, fully described and illustrated.

Fish and fishing permeated nearly every aspect of ancient Egyptian culture, from basic sustenance to a symbolic role in beliefs of the afterlife. Tracing the history and development offishing and fish use in ancient Egypt requires the examination of three important sources: skeletal remains, artistic representations, and textual references. Keywords: ecology; economic history; Egyptian history; food; leisure and recreation; natural resources; sport. Do you want to read the rest of this chapter? Request full-text.

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt is widely considered as one of the best books on ancient Egypt. It covers the material culture of ancient Egypt, the economic and social standings, and the mindset of the country’s people. The book compiles fascinating information about the Egyptians with supporting historical facts. It covers some of the earliest masterpieces of art and architecture, and literature. It’s fully illustrated, impressively detailed, and is a handbook for students of ancient Egypt.

Find nearly any book by Douglas J Brewer. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Fishermen, hunters, and herders: Zooarchaeology in the Fayum, Egypt (ca. 8200-5000 bp) (BAR international series).

Ancient Egypt is one of those subjects that lends itself to large-format books, and has done so for .

Ancient Egypt is one of those subjects that lends itself to large-format books, and has done so for the last 200 years. This is one of the best. Books by Toby Wilkinson. The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt by Toby Wilkinson.