The Story of the Pharaohs' Tombmakers

The Story of the Pharaohs' Tombmakers

by John Romer
     
 

One of the best-known historians working today, and a world-renowned expert on the ancient world, presents a brilliant account of the lives of the stonemasons, scribes, and painters who created some of Egypt's finest treasures. Illustrated with both color photos and black-and-white drawings, this groundbreaking study goes back more than 3,000 years to a village

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One of the best-known historians working today, and a world-renowned expert on the ancient world, presents a brilliant account of the lives of the stonemasons, scribes, and painters who created some of Egypt's finest treasures. Illustrated with both color photos and black-and-white drawings, this groundbreaking study goes back more than 3,000 years to a village where the workers who created the tombs of the Pharaohs and the Valley of the Kings resided. "John Romer is an archeologist with a genius for raising the busy ghosts of ancient Egypt."—Sunday Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842120446
Publisher:
Phoenix Press, WC2
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Phoenix Press
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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