Notes for the Nile : together with a metrical rendering of the hymns of ancient Egypt and of the precepts of Ptah-hotep (the oldest book in the world) / by Hardwicke D. Rawnsley ...

; Ptahhotep
New York : G. P. Putnam's sons ; London : Heinemann, 1892.

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Other Authors Ptahhotep.
Subjects Egypt -- Antiquities.
Egypt -- Description and travel.
Egyptian literature -- Translations into English.
Description xv, 324 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents Introduction-precepts for travellers.--I. On tombs.--II. With Flinders Petrie at the Mêdûm pyramid.--III. How I saw the great Pharaoh in the flesh: a reminiscence of the Bûlâk museum.--IV. Seti I., the father of Pharaoh the Great: an historical sketch.--V. First impressions of Thebes.--VI. Hymns of ancient Egypt.--VII. The precepts of Ptah-hotep; being a metrical rendering of the oldest book in the world.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)06748952
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