The Tale of Sinuhe and other ancient Egyptian poems, 1940-1640 BC

@article{Parkinson1998TheTO,
  title={The Tale of Sinuhe and other ancient Egyptian poems, 1940-1640 BC},
  author={R. Parkinson},
  journal={Journal of Egyptian Archaeology},
  year={1998},
  volume={84},
  pages={241}
}
  • R. Parkinson
  • Published 1998
  • Art
  • Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
The Middle Kingdom (c.1940-1640 BC) was the golden age of Egyptian fictional literature. "The Tale of Sinuhe", acclaimed as the masterpiece of Egyptian poetry, tells of a courtier's adventures after he flees Egypt, his failure to find a meaningful life abroad, and his eventual return to the security of his homeland. Other works include stories of fantastic wonders from the court of the builder of the Great Pyramid, a lyrical dialogue between a man and his soul on the nature of death and the… Expand
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