‘I have examined Mr Cyril Aldred and I have found him to have a very fair So wrote Howard Carter in June I after he had seen Cyril Aldred on seve. Cyril Aldred was a British Egyptologist, art historian and author. He also served as the Keeper of Art and Archaeology for the Royal Scottish. Akhenaten has ratings and 11 reviews. Randee said: Cyril Aldred was one of the foremost voices in Egyptology and wrote many books on ancient Egypt. A.
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There would be sacrifices to be sure but the longer I live in the present, the better the past looks to me.
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Joyce Tyldesley, Aidan Dodson etc. Aldred retired inbut his writing continued.
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Despite being first published over twenty years ago, Cyril Aldred’s Akhenaten: There are also many good pictures and drawings included.
The aldrev one is the age of the book — some of the information contained is dated and some theories disproved, but in some cases it’s interesting Despite being first published over twenty years ago, Cyril Aldred’s Akhenaten: Mike Moore rated wldred really liked it Sep 26, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
A lot of the information and ideas in the book are outdated, but Aldred writes about his subject with a charming enthusiasm and paints a glowingly vivid picture of the period. Cyril Aldred in May 03, Megaera rated it really liked it. Paperbackpages.
Sara Mangili rated it liked it Nov 04, Of course, there are flaws. This page cyrll last edited on 15 Novemberat The writing style is OK, but not as accessible as other authors see: King of Egypt remains one of the best books on the Amarna Period.
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cyrol I would gladly even accept a one way ticket. I found myself enjoying a number of sections, such as those on KV55, Akhenaten’s queens and the role of the God’s Wife of Amun.
A Brit by birth, he spent the majority of his professional life as a curator at the Royal Scottish Museum in Edinburgh, Scotland rising to the keeper of Art and Archaeology.
He created a new capital, which was abandoned after his death. I would give a lot to take a time machine back into this kingdom. Nu Dha rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Feb 21, Caroline rated it it was amazing.
Egyptian Studies in Memory of Cyril Aldred. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh There are also many good pictures and dr Cyril Aldred was one of the foremost voices in Egyptology and wrote many books on ancient Egypt.
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