Reviewing "Women in Ancient Egypt" Book Review

Reviewing "Women in Ancient Egypt"
This paper discusses the public and private lives and roles of ancient Egyptian women.
# 3837 | 1,225 words | 1 source | 2002 | US


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This essay discusses the importance of women in ancient Egyptian society in Gay Robin's book "Women in Ancient Egypt". The author examines strong royal women such as Nefertiti, and Nefertiti, and discusses women in Egyptian art. The paper also looks at the subordination of females in Egyptian society, but also how they were honored by their families.

From the Paper:

"Dr. Robins, curator of Egyptian art for the Carlos Museum, reevaluates the roles and importance of women in ancient Egyptian society as depicted in the art and written records of the time. The special role of women in religious rites is also surveyed. Women in Ancient Egypt is a book that shows us what the archaeological riches of Egypt really say about how the women of Egypt lived, both in the public and private eye."??

From the Paper:

"Dr. Robins, curator of Egyptian art for the Carlos Museum , reevaluates the roles and importance of women in ancient Egyptian society as depicted in the art and written records of the time. The special role of women in religious rites is also surveyed. Women in Ancient Egypt is a book that shows us what the archaeological riches of Egypt really say about how the women of Egypt lived, both in the public and private eye."

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Reviewing "Women in Ancient Egypt" (2003, February 13) Retrieved December 06, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/reviewing-women-in-ancient-egypt-3837/

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