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    DescriptionPowerful symbols of remote antiquity, the pyramids have intrigued and fascinated generations. In "The Complete Pyramids", newly available in paperback, Mark Lehner surveys the history, building and use of these fascinating and mysterious monuments in unprecedented scope and detail, looking at both the practical aspects - the quarries, ramps and tools used in building them - as well as the conceptual - the cosmology and iconography of the pyramids and the intriguing Pyramid Texts.


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    Title
    The Complete Pyramids
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Lehner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 192 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 1,039 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500285473
    ISBN 10: 0500285470
    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
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HDDG
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC22: 932
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 41
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    LC classification: DT
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    B&T Approval Code: A14202020
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    B&T Approval Code: A17602000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 690.680932
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: NHC, NHG, NKD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAE
    Illustrations note
    473 b/w, 83 col illus and pls
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    01 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Mark Lehner is a Research Associate at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and at the Harvard Semitic Museum.
    Table of contents
    Introduction; I. Tomb and Temple; II. Explorers and Scientists; III. The Whole Pyramid Catalogue; IV. The Living Pyramid.