Seventy Great Mysteries of Ancient Egypt by Bill Manley
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Seventy Great Mysteries of Ancient Egypt by Bill Manley

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Ancient Egypt - so familiar and yet so distant. We know so much about it, but there are still many unresolved questions. What were the pyramids actually for? How old is the Great Sphinx? Did Moses learn his beliefs at the court of Akhenaten? Why did the beautiful queen Nefertiti suddenly disappear? This volume explores and explains 70 of the most intriguing mysteries of this ancient civilization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500051238
ISBN-10: 0500051232
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 200mm x 38mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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