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Ancient Records of Egypt, Volume 1: The First through the Seventeenth Dynasties
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Ancient Records of Egypt, Volume 1: The First through the Seventeenth Dynasties


University of Chicago Press 1906

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This first volume in Breasted’s collection contains an preface by the author, a list of all documentary sources, a general history of ancient Egypt, a chronology of all twenty-six dynasties, as well as the archeological information from the first seventeen dynasties of Egypt. For the first five Dynasties, Breasted bases his information on the Palermo Stone, an important archeological find.

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Product Details

  • Title: Volume 1: The First through the Seventeenth Dynasties
  • Author: James Henry Breasted
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 400

About James Henry Breasted

James Henry Breasted was a leading American scholar, historian, and archeologist around the turn of the nineteenth century. He focused in ancient Egyptian studies, as well as what became known as the Near East. He was a professor at the University of Chicago and director of the Haskell Oriental Museum in Chicago. He led several archeological expeditions throughout his career to Egypt and the Far East. Breasted was also among those who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922.