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The Great Book of Ancient Egypt

In the Realm of the Pharaohs

By (author) Zahi Hawass


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  • Includes little-known facts about the lives of the people and royalty of ancient Egypt
  • Outstanding photographs
  • Written by one of Egypt's preeminent Egyptologists
Full Description

In this superbly illustrated volume, distinguished Egyptologist Zahi Hawass guides you through the architectural landscape of ancient Egypt. From houses and palaces to the temples of the gods, to the tombs, hundreds of photographs and a compelling text unveil the mysteries of ancient Egypt as unearthed through major excavations. As it leads you on a tour of important sites – the Pyramids at Giza, Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings – The Great Book of Ancient Egypt offers fresh insight into how people lived, prepared for death, and perceived their place within the universe. It recounts the history of the most famous kings and queens and shares details of people’s everyday lives. Zahi Hawass makes his story all the more compelling by including his own archaeological adventures, sharing details of his illustrious career and revealing his own sense of awe of the magic and mystery of the pharaohs.

About the Author

Archaeologist Zahi Hawass is the general secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Director of the Excavation at the Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, and the Bahariya Oasis. He has created programming for CNN, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and BBC. He is an adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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White Star
8th Sep 2023
World excluding USA & Canada; India non-exclusive; Italy non-exclusive
360 mm x 265 mm
416 Pages
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