Treasures of the Pharaohs
The Glories of Ancient Egypt Revised edition
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Treasures of the Pharaohs by Delia Pemberton
Book DescriptionA Richly Illustrated And Fascinating Analysis Of Ancient Egypt's Favourite & Thrilling Obsession With Its Own Legacy Of Art & Architecture In The Afterlife Known To The Egyptians As The Sceptre, Thebes Was Egypt's Most Magnificent And Sacred City For More Than A Thousand Years. It Was Famed Throughout The Ancient World For Its Wealth Of Monuments And Treasures, And Its Shrines, Palaces And Royal Tombs Continue To Astound Us Today - From The Great Temples Of Karnak And Luxor To The Riches Of Tutankhamun's Tomb In The Valley Of The Kings. Treasures Of The Pharaohs Presents, In Stunning Photographs, A Vivid Picture Of This Great City And Its Treasures - From Its Origins As A Strategic Provincial Town To Its Pinnacle In The New Kingdom As The Seat Of Egypt's Empire. The Book Looks At The Reign Of Each Pharaoh In Turn And Examines His Or Her Contribution To The City's Treasures And Monuments, Including The Tombs In The Valley Of The Kings And Those Of Associated Queens, Courtiers And Officials. The Authoritative Commentary Sets The Glories Of Ancient Thebes In Their Geographical, Historical And Artistic Context, And Includes The Latest Research Into Mysteries Such As The Lost Temple Of Akhenaten And The Tomb Of The Sons Of Ramesses II.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844830480
(300mm x 234mm x mm)
Imprint: Duncan Baird Publishers
Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Treasures of the Pharaohs, Paperback (February 2011)
A richly illustrated and fascinating analysis of ancient Egypt's favourite and thrilling obsession with its own legacy of art and architecture in the Afterlife
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The fourth title in the series of shaped, die-cut activity books from the British Museum focuses on the animals and people of the Stone Age. It includes games, puzzles, and drawing, colouring and making activities. They are fun to do and full of information about peoples and places of the past.
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