Egypt Pocket Guide: The Valley of The Kings and the Theban Tombs

Egypt Pocket Guide: The Valley of The Kings and the Theban Tombs

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Egypt Pocket Guide: The Valley of The Kings and the Theban Tombs by Alberto Siliotti

A new series of handy pocket guides for explorers of Egypt’s rich past and exciting present, packed with information and brilliantly illustrated with color photographs, maps, plans, and 3-D drawings—all in just 48 pages.
The necropolises on the west bank of the Nile at Luxor contain some of the world’s most stunning funerary art, and this small guide describes the best of it: the great royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings, the beautiful tomb of Nefertari in the Valley of the Queens, and the fascinating depictions of daily life in the Tombs of the Nobles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789774245961
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date: 11/01/2000
Edition description: POCKET
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Alberto Siliotti is a scientific journalist who specializes in Egyptology. He has written several popular books including Guide to the Pyramids of Egypt and The Discovery of Ancient Egypt, both published by the AUC Press in1998.

Table of Contents

Chronological table Western Thebes The Mortuary Ritual

THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS Ramesses IX Tutankhamun Ramesses III Ramesses I Sethos I Ramesses VI The Book of the Earth Amenophis II Tuthmosis III

THE VALLEY OF THE QUEENS Nefertari Khaemwaset Amun-her-khepshef

THE TOMBS OF THE NOBLES Nakht Menna Ramose Sennefer

DEIR AL-MEDINA Sennedjem Inherkhau

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