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Unformatted text preview: Ancient Egyptian Civilization Ancient Egyptian Civilization Mon Feb 1 Gift of the Nile: Egypts cultural ecology Egyptology, 20 Egyptology, 20 th th c. c. George Reisner, 1899-1930s, American at Giza pyramids and Queen Hetepheres Following, improving on, Petrie Funding from newspaper baron, William Randolph Hearst Egyptology, 20 Egyptology, 20 th th c. c. Chicago House, center for the Oriental Institute of Chicagos epigraphic survey. Serving Luxors epigraphic needs since 1924. Founded by James Henry Breasted, with help from J.D. Rockefeller. Egyptology, 20 Egyptology, 20 th th c. c. Adolph Erman , language and literature expert, wrote on daily life and contributed to first dictionaries, late 19 th-early 20 th centuries. Demystification of Egypt through understanding of daily life. Egyptology, 20 Egyptology, 20 th th c. c. Sir Alan Gardiner, another language and literature expert, wrote grammar used since 1927, even today. Egyptology, 20 Egyptology, 20 th th c....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2010 for the course NES 2668 taught by Professor Monroe, c during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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