The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs of Ancient Egypt: Discover the Fascinating and Mysterious World of the Pharoahs with Insightful Text and More Than 500 Stunning Colour Photographs (Paperback)Lorna Oakes (author)
Paperback Published: 01/08/2006
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This work is a fascinating tour of the temples built to honour the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, including Philae, Karnak and Abydos. It is beautifully illustrated with over 500 colour photographs, maps, diagrams and facsimiles. It contains stories of the marvellous travellers, scholars and explorers who brought ancient Egypt alive for the modern world. It includes close-up photography of carvings and hieroglyphs that illustrates Egypt's astonishingly rich antiquity. Ancient Egypt has fascinated travellers for centuries. This important volume offers an intriguing insight into the religious and burial practices of the Egyptians, examining the locations, temples, tombs, artefacts, and hieroglyphs discovered and investigated over the past 300 years to reveal the way the ancients lived their lives, worshipped their deities and honoured their rulers. Illustrated with beautiful photographs and detailed plans of the major sites, this informative book will inspire the reader with its fresh and authoritative view of this fascinating ancient civilization.
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 220 x 168 x 19 mm
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