Ancient Egypt (Traveler's Guide to the Ancient World)

Ancient Egypt (Traveler's Guide to the Ancient World)

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by Charlotte Booth
     
 
Imagine what it would be like to travel back in time and explore the ancient world; to see the ancient wonders when they were new; to see and speak to the people who built and used them.

Written in the style of a contemporary travel guide, the Traveler’s Guide to the Ancient World: Ancient Egypt focuses on the historic city of Thebes and the Nile

Overview

Imagine what it would be like to travel back in time and explore the ancient world; to see the ancient wonders when they were new; to see and speak to the people who built and used them.

Written in the style of a contemporary travel guide, the Traveler’s Guide to the Ancient World: Ancient Egypt focuses on the historic city of Thebes and the Nile Valley in the year 1200 BCE. It offers advice on everything from where to stay and what to see, to sampling the local cuisine and shopping for souvenirs.

This carefully researched book paints a vivid picture of life in ancient Egypt, and is packed with all the maps, illustrations, and fascinating insights that a tourist or traveler would expect to find in any modern guidebook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435101869
Publisher:
Metro Books
Publication date:
08/25/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Charlotte Booth completed both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Egyptian Archaeology at University College London before starting to teach at Birkbeck, University of London. She has been giving talks on a wide array of subjects to Egyptology societies across the UK since 2000, and currently runs a range of seminars and courses, as well as guided tours both in the field in Egypt and in museums.

She has written many academic articles, and previously published such popular books as The Ancient Egyptians for Dummies.

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