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By Christina Riggs

From Berlin to Boston, and St Petersburg to Sydney, historic Egyptian artwork fills the galleries of a few of the world's maximum museums, whereas the structure of Egyptian temples and pyramids has attracted travelers to Egypt for hundreds of years. yet what did Egyptian artwork and structure suggest to the folk who first made and used it - and why has it had such an everlasting allure?

In this Very brief Introduction, Christina Riggs explores the visible arts produced in Egypt over a span of a few 4,000 years. The tales in the back of those gadgets and constructions have a lot to inform us approximately how humans in old Egypt lived their lives when it comes to one another, the average setting, and the area of the gods. Demonstrating how historical Egypt has involved Western audiences over the centuries with its remarkable pyramids, eerie mummies, and detailed visible sort, Riggs considers the connection among historical Egypt and the trendy international.

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A. NEHSI, I1 290. king's-confidant, I 194. NEKENNEBTI, NEKE-ONEKH, 1 343. NEKEITHARNESHENU, chief of Me, I V 878. NEKONEKH, a nobleman: inscriptionsof, 1213-30; titles andofficesof, 1213; 216, 230; wife of, I 216, 224; children of, I 214, 228-30; tomb of, I 215; testamentary enactments of, I will of, I 223-25; priest of Hathor I 219; enactments for the mortuanr ~ r i e s t h w dof. I 226. 2 2 7 ; mortuaG dtatues of, I 218-30 NEW, I1 I n. c. NEKIJPTAH, I 387. NEWBE, prince, I 19099. NEKURE,son of preceding, I ryj.

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ENEKHHOR, commander, IV 878. BEKI, IV 665, 667. ENEKHHOR, priest, IV 958B. BEKNEKHONSU: inscription of, I11 561- ENEKHNEFERIBRE, I1 896 n. d. 68; statue of, I 20; 111 561 n. d ; I, wife of Pepi I titles of, 111563; career of, I11564,565. ENEKHNES-MERIRE and queen-mother of Mernere I, I BEKNEKHONSU, IV 466. 344; titles of, I 345. BEKNEKHONSU, IV 665. ENEKHNES-MERIRE 11, wife of Pepi 1 BEKNENEF, prince, IV 830. and queen-mother of Pepi 11, I 341, 344, pyramid of, I 341;titles, I 346. BEKNEPTAH, captain, I 343.

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