Egypt

Egypt

by Alessia Fassone
     
 

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This beautifully designed pocket reference—more a compact encyclopedia than a dictionary—presents ancient Egypt in stunningly-produced photographs and concise textual descriptions of Egyptian art, culture, and government. Not merely a travel guide, this handy and easy-to-use guide provides an overall view of the civilization as a whole, including a

Overview

This beautifully designed pocket reference—more a compact encyclopedia than a dictionary—presents ancient Egypt in stunningly-produced photographs and concise textual descriptions of Egyptian art, culture, and government. Not merely a travel guide, this handy and easy-to-use guide provides an overall view of the civilization as a whole, including a fascinating section on the history of Egyptology, the invasions and excavations, and a section on where the artifacts can be seen today. This is a must-have addition to the library of anyone interested in ancient Egypt, and a necessary companion for the traveler.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520256484
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/21/2008
Series:
Dictionaries of Civilization Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,165,113
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 7.63(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author

Alessia Fassone holds degrees in Egyptology and archaeology from the University of Turin, Italy, and Enrico Ferraris holds a degree in Egyptology, also from the University of Turin, Italy. Both Fassone and Ferraris are part of the scientific staff of the Center of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Alexandria, Egypt.

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