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    Treasures of the Pharaohs (Paperback) By (author) Delia Pemberton, Consultant editor Joann Fletcher

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    DescriptionCombining extremely accessible textrichly informed by the latest findings in Egyptologywith magnificent color photographs, Treasures of the Pharaohs presents the wealth and majesty of ancient Egypt, from the temples of Karnak and Luxor to the riches of King Tutankhamen and Nefertiti. This lustrous bookits pages are decorated with metallic inksshowcases a fantastic array of gold jewelry inlaid with lapis and carnelian, sparkling gilded thrones, and deeply hued murals depicting legends of the afterlife. The inviting text examines the reign of each pharaoh, from the New Kingdom to the Roman empire, and the monuments he built. Cutting-edge scholarship helps provide the cultural and historical context for these relics, while special sections explain the methods and history of the practice of Egyptology. In singularly compelling words and pictures, the glories of ancient Egypt, its people, and their beliefs come to life in Treasures of the Pharaohs.


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    Title
    Treasures of the Pharaohs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Delia Pemberton, Consultant editor Joann Fletcher
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 234 mm
    Height: 297 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,315 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780811844246
    ISBN 10: 0811844242
    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
    DC21: 932
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS008000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: NHC, NHG
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C-AA-E
    LC classification: DT73.T3 P38 2004
    Publisher
    Chronicle Books (CA)
    Imprint name
    Chronicle Books (CA)
    Publication date
    12 August 2004