By (author) Ahmed Fakhry
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Siwa Oasis by Ahmed Fakhry
Book DescriptionThe oasis of Siwa was famed in antiquity for its Oracle of Amun, consulted by Alexander the Great. Today, Siwa is known for its fine dates and its unique way of life. In this already classic work, renowned archaeologist Ahmed Fakhry reviews Siwa's past and present. Beginning with a survey of the deserts and oases of Egypt, the book moves on to look at contemporary life in Siwa, then traces its history from palaeolithic times to the present, and concludes with a documentation of the antiquities of the oasis.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789774241239
(280mm x 147mm x 15mm)
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 31-Jul-1992
Country of Publication: Egypt
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A reissue of a now classic portrait of Bahriyah and Farafra, two oases that nestle in Egypt's Western Desert, worlds away from the bustling Nile Valley. Ahmed Fakhry leads the reader to the lives, dress, language, customs and habits of their modern inhabitants as he knew them 30 years earlier.
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Author Biography - Ahmed Fakhry
Ahmed Fakhry was, until his retirement in 1965, professor of ancient Egyptian history and ancient Near Eastern history at Cairo University. He died in 1973.
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