The Secrets of the Sphinx
Restoration Past and Present
By (author) Zahi A. Hawass
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Secrets of the Sphinx by Zahi A. Hawass
Book DescriptionThis illustrated volume, written in both English and Arabic, tells the story of the Sphinx from ancient times to the present, focusing particularly on the task - first addressed in the second millennium B.C. - of preserving it. Published to mark the completion of a major modern restoration project, this book is a testimony not only to the skills of the people who built the Sphinx, but also to those who have maintained and renewed it through the ages.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789774244926
(222mm x 146mm x 6mm)
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 31-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: Egypt
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Scanning the Pharaohs, Hardback (December 2014)
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Discovering Tutankhamun, Paperback (November 2013)
The most up-to-date account of the boy king's life, from the discovery of the tomb in 1922 by Howard Carter to the latest CT-scanning, X-raying, and DNA studies. By the world-renowned Egyptologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Zahi Hawass, who lead the first DNA analysis of royal mummies in 2010.
Illustrated Guide to the Luxor Museum of Ancient Art and the Nubia Museum of Aswan, Paperback (August 2013)
A full-color guide to the most spectacular museums of Upper Egypt
Pyramids, Hardback (August 2011)» View all books by Zahi A. Hawass
Besides being marvelous architectural constructions produced in very ancient history, the pyramids are the most apparent aspect of the unique religious and metaphysical beliefs of a civilization that developed on the banks of the Nile and evolved to an extraordinarily refined level. Yet the pyramids are still shrouded in mystery.
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