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    DescriptionWorld-renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz explores the reality behind the bestselling fiction she writes (as Elizabeth Peters) and casts a dazzling light on a remarkable civilization.Afascinating chronicle of an extraordinary people--from the first Stone Age settlements through the reign of Cleopatra and the Roman invasions--Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs brings ancient Egypt to life as never before. Lavishly illustrated with pictures, maps, and photographs, it offers tantalizing glimpses into Egyptian society; amazing stories of the pharaohs and the rise and fall of great dynasties; a sampling of culture, religion, and folklore; stories of explorers, scientists, and scoundrels who sought to unravel or exploit the ageless mysteries; and new insights into the architectural wonders that were raised along the banks of the Nile.


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    Title
    Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs
    Subtitle
    A Popular History of Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barbara Mertz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 324
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 204 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061252778
    ISBN 10: 0061252778
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC21: 932
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC22: 932
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    B&T Approval Code: A14202020
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DT83 .M46 2009
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, maps, frontispiece, colour plates
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    01 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY