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Nefertiti, Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt: Her Life and Afterlife

Author: Dodson, Aidan
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 176
Pub Date: 10/10/2020
ISBN: 9789774169908
Availability: In Stock
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The most objective and well-balanced summation of her career to date . . . . This volume is well-produced and sumptuously illustrated and a fine addition to this welcome biographical series.--Morris Bierbrier, Egyptian Archaeology

Writing an overview of Nefertiti's life and times is essentially an impossible task. . . Only a few people are up to this task, and thank Heavens that one of them is Aidan Dodson. Bravo!! Buy this book. --Dr. Stephen Harvey, Stony Brook University

This thoroughly researched, documented, and illustrated book includes maps, a chronology of dynasties, extensive endnotes, and image sources. . . Recommended. Advanced undergraduates through faculty; professionals.--CHOICE

Dodson goes beyond prior scholarship by meticulously chronicling her life and offering up new theories about her origins and significance.--AramcoWorld

Praise for Aidan Dodson

Professional Egyptology at its best. --Brian Fagan

Highly Recommended.--CHOICE

A masterpiece of meticulous scholarship . . . . ideal for non-specialist general readers with an interest in ancient Egyptian history. --Reviewer's Bookwatch

"Intriguing and involving historical study and extrapolation." --Midwest Book Review

"With copious illustrations, this book supplies intriguing insights into pharaonic politics, arrived at through meticulous, knowledgeable research." --Book News

About the Author
Aidan Dodson is honorary professor of Egyptology in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Bristol, UK, was Simpson Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo in 2013, and Chair of the Egypt Exploration Society during 2011 16. Awarded his PhD by the University of Cambridge in 1995, he was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 2003. He is the author of over twenty books, most recently a new edition of Afterglow of Empire (AUC Press, 2019) and Rameses III, King of Egypt (AUC Press, 2019).

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