The Treasures of Ancient Egypt: From the Rosetta Stone to the Tomb of Tutankhamun - The Search for the Riches of Ancient Egypt

The Treasures of Ancient Egypt: From the Rosetta Stone to the Tomb of Tutankhamun - The Search for the Riches of Ancient Egypt

by Jaromir Malek
     
 
The pyramids were already millennia old when the ancient Romans began what eventually would become the modern science of archaeology. This stirring account begins in Roman times and traces the adventures of generations of intrepid men and women who uncovered tombs, deciphered hieroglyphic inscriptions, and brought to light spectacular treasures-all to give us a deeper

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The pyramids were already millennia old when the ancient Romans began what eventually would become the modern science of archaeology. This stirring account begins in Roman times and traces the adventures of generations of intrepid men and women who uncovered tombs, deciphered hieroglyphic inscriptions, and brought to light spectacular treasures-all to give us a deeper understanding of Egypt's remarkable civilization. Illustrated with pictures of important discoveries and including facsimiles of archaeologists' maps, sketches, and journal pages, this is an irresistible introduction to the fascinating world of Egyptology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780233003108
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
11/02/2010
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
11.60(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.50(d)

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