Egyptian Archaeology (Wiley Blackwell Studies in Global

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Different theories are presented as the cameras capture a site that never ceases to amaze and intrigue. The Late Period includes the last periods during which ancient Egypt functioned as an independent political entity. During the battle of Kadesh Ramesses II fought the Hittites to a stalemate in what was probably the largest chariot battle ever fought, involving around 5,000 – 6,000 chariots. Phoenicians colonize Spain with settlement at Cadiz. The Egyptian codex, which researchers are calling the “Handbook of Ritual Power”, includes a series of invocations with drawings, followed by twenty-seven spells, including prescriptions to cure possession by evil spirits, spells to bring success in love and business, and magical formulas to treat ailments such as a ‘black jaundice’, a potentially fatal infection that is still around today.

Pages: 309

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (September 26, 2011)

ISBN: B005UQCZO8

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