Pyramids: Treasures, Mysteries and New Discoveries in Egypt

Pyramids: Treasures, Mysteries and New Discoveries in Egypt


Edited by Zahi A. Hawass

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  • Publisher: White Star
  • Format: Hardback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 236mm x 323mm x 36mm | 2,654g
  • Publication date: 6 September 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Vercelli
  • ISBN 10: 8854406074
  • ISBN 13: 9788854406070
  • Sales rank: 1,252,908

Product description

No other manmade monuments command such curiosity, awe, and veneration as the pyramids of Egypt. Recent discoveries have shed new light on these mysterious ancient wonders, and this volume presents all the most important pyramids and the great Memphite necropolises in an exhaustive text that draws on the latest excavations and studies. Edited by Zahi Hawass, Egypt's leading archaeologist and director of the Giza and Saqqarah excavation sites, Pyramids contains contributions from the world's best-known Egyptologists and includes aerial photographs, maps, plans, and reconstructions. The result is a milestone of popular science that also celebrates the human spirit.

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World-renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass has served in the field of Egyptian archaeology for over forty years. He has written numerous books and made many major discoveries. He has appeared in many documentary films shown all over the world, and has written articles in many international magazine. Dr. Hawass is the most recognized archaeologist in the world.