This book explores the development of tombs as a cultural phenomenon in ancient Egypt and examines what tombs reveal about ancient Egyptian culture and Egyptians’ belief in the afterlife.
- Investigates the roles of tombs in the development of funerary practices
- Draws on a range of data, including architecture, artifacts and texts
- Discusses tombs within the context of everyday life in Ancient Egypt
- Stresses the importance of the tomb as an eternal expression of the self