Luxor and the Valley of the Kings

Luxor and the Valley of the Kings

by Alesandro Bongioanni
     
 
Among the open-air museums along the banks of the Nile River are the archaeological district formed by Luxor (ancient Thebes) and the Valley of the Kings, "rediscovered" a century ago. The two sites form an exceptional repository of historical and artistic riches still awaiting complete exploration.

This volume is dedicated to the monuments of Luxor and the

Overview

Among the open-air museums along the banks of the Nile River are the archaeological district formed by Luxor (ancient Thebes) and the Valley of the Kings, "rediscovered" a century ago. The two sites form an exceptional repository of historical and artistic riches still awaiting complete exploration.

This volume is dedicated to the monuments of Luxor and the vast region known as the Valley of the Kings. Through tours of all the most important sites, analysis of the finds and the splendid works of art contained in the burial chambers, and explanation of the latest archaeological discoveries, this book reconstructs historical events buried beneath the sands for thousands of years. It offers the reader, with the help of magnificent photographs and detailed maps, a fantastic voyage through the Ancient Egypt of the pharaohs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788854400092
Publisher:
White Star Publishers
Publication date:
11/06/2004
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
14.44(w) x 10.38(h) x 0.81(d)

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