Egyptian Art (World Art)
Publish date: June 1st 1980
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
From the introduction:Manetho, the learnéd High Priest in Heliopolis who was commissioned by Ptolemy I in the third century BC to write a history of Egypt, divided into thirty-one dynasties the entire chronicle of events, from the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under Menes, the first pharaoh, ...