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    Abydos: Egypt's First Pharaohs and the Cult of Osiris (New Aspects of Antiquity) (Paperback) By (author) David O'Connor

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    DescriptionAbydos is one of the most fascinating and enigmatic sites in southern Egypt. As both the burial place of the first pharaohs and a cult centre for the god Osiris, it was of immense importance to the ancient Egyptians for thousands of years, from nearly 3000 BC until the early centuries ad, and continues to yield spectacular discoveries. In this volume, David OConnor, the worlds greatest authority on Abydos, provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of the site's extraordinary history and tells the story of his own excavations there. This book will be of interest both to students and to anyone who ever has wondered about the origins of one of the greatest civilizations in world history.


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    Title
    Abydos
    Subtitle
    Egypt's First Pharaohs and the Cult of Osiris
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David O'Connor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 184 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 739 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500289006
    ISBN 10: 050028900X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HDDG
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC22: 932
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE
    LC classification: DT73.A16 O36 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Illustrations note
    113 illustrations, 11 in colour
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    04 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    A superbly organized and impressively illustrated history of this seminally important site...The culture, the history, and archeological discoveries superbly presented.