First published in 1906. Continuation of Maspero's History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria. Volume 13 of that series. The thirteen-book series includes over 1200 illustrations. This volume covers: Discovery of Prehistoric Egypt, Abydos and the First Three Dynasties, Memphis and the Pyramids, Recent Excavations, Elam and Babylon, Early Babylonian Life and Customers, Temples and Tombs of Thebes, Asyrian and Neo-Babylonian Empires, and The Last Days of Egypt. L. W. King lived 189-1919. H. R. Hall lived 1873-1930.