After the Pyramids: The Valley of the Kings and Beyond

After the Pyramids: The Valley of the Kings and Beyond

by Aidan Dodson
     
 

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A chronological overview of the funerary monuments of Egypt, beginning with the last pyramids and ending with the tombs of the Ptolemaic Periods in the Nile Delta.

The architecture and decoration of the tombs, along with their contents, are discussed in detail, including the results of more recent excavation in the Valley of the Kings. The discussion is accompanied

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A chronological overview of the funerary monuments of Egypt, beginning with the last pyramids and ending with the tombs of the Ptolemaic Periods in the Nile Delta.

The architecture and decoration of the tombs, along with their contents, are discussed in detail, including the results of more recent excavation in the Valley of the Kings. The discussion is accompanied by numerous photographs of the tombs, their artwork and plans of the funerary complexes which show the development of both architectural styles and religious beliefs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780948695520
Publisher:
Stacey International
Publication date:
02/15/1999
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.61(d)

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