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Ancient Egypt: An Illustrated History

Ancient Egypt: An Illustrated History

Author: Lorna Oakes; Lucia Gahlin
$59.95(AUD)  inc GST
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A detailed history with fascinating insights and a gorgeous visual reference, this book tours the sacred Egyptian sites, from the impressive mortuary temples of the pharaohs to those dedicated to the many gods and goddesses.It includes an in-depth examination of the crucial role that religious belief and mythology played during this intriguing period of ancient history. The allure of ancient Egypt has endured over many centuries - and this authoritative volume offers further intriguing insights. It delves into the tombs, devoting chapters to the most famous burial sites: Giza, Saqqara and the Valley of the Kings, where the resting place of the boy-king Tutankhamun was discovered. The book also describes Egypt's temples, religions and myths, from the impressive mortuary temples of the pharaohs, such as Ramesses II, to elaborate funerary rituals, offerings and superstitions.With maps, chronologies and artwork supplementing more than 750 photographs, this book captures the essence of a fascinating epoch.
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General Fields

  • : 9780754834458
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : March 2018
  • : 1.45 Inches X 8.84 Inches X 11.46 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lorna Oakes; Lucia Gahlin
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 932
  • : 512
  • : HB