Jewish Life in Ancient Egypt, A Family Archive from the Nile Valley
Description: hardback, dustjacket, 44 pp. (23x16cm), phots.
Condition: very good
Edward Bleiberg, Jewish Life in Ancient Egypt, A Family Archive from the Nile Valley, Brooklyn Museum of Art 2002
This slender exhibition catalog presents eight rare papyrus scrolls that make up the archive of a Jewish family in Egypt during the fifth century B.C.E. Illustrated and translated from the original Aramaic, the scrolls provide a fascinating glimpse into daily life in ancient times.