Cleopatra's Needles: The Lost Obelisks of Egypt

Cleopatra's Needles: The Lost Obelisks of Egypt

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474242936
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/21/2016
Series: Bloomsbury Egyptology
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 884,962
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Bob Brier is Senior Research Fellow at Long Island University, USA, and is a world-famous Egyptologist. He is the author of The Murder of Tutankhamen, Ancient Egyptian Magic, Egyptian Mummies, and Secret of the Great Pyramid. He was host to TLC's documentary series The Great Egyptians, The World of Pyramids, and Mummy Detective.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. How to Quarry an Obelisk
2. Rome's Obelisks
3. God's Architect
4. Napoleon's Obelisk
5. Cleopatra's Needle Sails for London
6. The Oldest Skyscraper in New York
7. Postscript on the Obelisks

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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