Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

The Great Discoveries : A Year-by-year Chronicle

Book - 2000
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This is the story of Ancient Egypt as it was revealed to the world - a succession of discoveries and treasures. The book provides a trip through the golden ages of archeaology in Egypt, from the discovery of the Rosetta Stone in 1799 to the Golden Mummies in 1999. The discoveries are presented through archival images and extracts from notebooks, diaries and published accounts of excavators. Some finds are world famous, such as Nefertari's tomb and King Khufu's royal boats, others are less well known and they include the Ferlini treasure with its cache of gold and the jewels of Egyptian princesses unearthed at Dahshur.
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2000
ISBN: 9780500051054
0500051054
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm

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