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Egypt, Nile Valley & Red Sea

Kelly Pipe, Footprint Handbooks - 2010 - Travel - No preview available
Navigate the winding, chaotic streets of Cairo, explore the temples and tombs from Giza to Abu Simbel, head for the Red Sea coast to dive the crystal clear waters of Ras Mohammed National Park, or simply kick back and relax on a felucca cruise ...

A History of Ancient Egypt: From the First Farmers to the Great Pyramid

John Romer - 2013 - History - Limited preview
The first volume of a history of the earliest days of ancient Egypt challenges popular archaeological understandings to chronicle the ancient world's first agricultural practices through the construction of the pyramids.


Smith C - 2004 - Architecture - No preview available
A leading engineer provides an in-depth look at the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza, discussing how the ancient Egyptians developed their building plans, devised work schedules, managed laborers, and solved specific design and ...

Biographical Dictionary of Modern Egypt

Arthur Goldschmidt, Arthur Jr Goldschmidt - 2000 - History - Limited preview
This desk reference provides biodata, biographical sketches, and source material for approximately 500 men and women who have played a major role in Egypt's national life.

On the Trail of the Women Warriors: The Amazons in Myth and History

Lyn Webster Wilde - 2000 - History - No preview available
An intelligent and thoroughly researched investigation into the history and mythology surrounding the legendary Amazons discusses recent archaeological findings in Anatolia and other Iron Age sites that suggest the legends may contain a great ...

The Complete Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest ...

Nicholas Reeves, Richard H. Wilkinson - 2008 - History - No preview available
Here is a paperback edition of the definitive account of the Valley of the Kings, visited by millions and famous throughout the world as the burial place of the great New Kingdom pharaohs. Reeves and Wilkinson, both world authorities on the ...

Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Discover the Masterpieces of the Pharaohs

Catherine Chambers - 2007 - Art, Egyptian - No preview available
This text celebrates the artistic and architectural wonders of ancient Egypt, including writing, jewellery, paintings and monuments. It provides information on the riches of the ancient Egyptian world, from the mask of Tutankhamun to the Great ...

The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited

John Romer - 2007 - Architecture - Limited preview
Looks at the design and construction of the Great Pyramid in Egypt.

Decoding the Pyramids: Exploring the World's Most Enigmatic Structures

John DeSalvo - 2008 - Egypt - No preview available
A comprehensive guide and up-to-date reference source for the Great Pyramid of Giza and current pyramid research. This unique and beautifully illustrated volume includes: historical commentaries on the Great Pyramid from as far back as 500 BCE ...