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Artistic, literary, and archaeological sources provide clues into the daily life of ancient Egyptians. William H. Peck is a retired curator of ancient art at the Detroit Institute of Arts and an active archaeologist. He participated in excavations at the site of ancient Mendes in the Eastern Nile Delta and in the Precinct of the Goddess Mut at Karnak. Mr. Peck is the author of a number of works on Egyptian art including "Drawings from Ancient Egypt" and "Splendors of Ancient Egypt." He is currently at work on a new book. This Kurt Luckner Annual Lecture is cosponsored with the Archaeological Institute of America-Toledo Society.