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 drawingsall in just 48 pages.
The pyramids of Egypt are an essential stop on virtually every traveler’s Egyptian itinerary. This new guide provides the essential historical facts as well as practical information about visiting each of the pyramids on the Giza plateau, while leaving your hands free for clambering in and out of these fascinating monuments.
|Publisher:||American University in Cairo Press, The|
|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 in 1998.
Table of ContentsChronological Table The History The Building Technique
GIZA The Pyramid of Khufu
- The Pyramid in Figures The Royal Bark
- The Royal Bark in Figures The Pyramid of Khafre Khafre’s Valley Temple The Great Sphinx The Sphinx Temple The Pyramid of Menkaure The Private Tombs at Giza
SAQQARA Djoser’s Step Pyramid The Pyramid of Teti The Pyramid Texts The Pyramid of Unas The Private Tombs at Saqqara
MEIDUM The Latest Discovery