In general, I liked it. It was well researched, obviously, not overly reliant on footnotes (I’ve read some books where there’s more text in footnotes than the actual prose), 519aCynrvEL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_AA300_SH20_OU01_and fairly easy to read without getting into too much detail. It’s a good mid-level book for those interested in ancient Egypt. Though, the only thing lacking (which is not the fault of the author or anyone), is that it’s old (1948) and there are better books out there because our technology has greatly improved over the past 60 years.

All in all, a short quick read (150 pages), which is well written in a non-academic way which keeps the pace light and fast.

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