A Guide to the Antiquities of Upper Egypt

A Guide to the Antiquities of Upper Egypt

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This book has been prepared for the use of visitors to the monuments of Upper Egypt, that is to say, all those situated between Balianeh, the southernmost town of Middle Egypt, and Adendan, the last Egyptian village on this side of the Sudan frontier. The majority of visitors, after leaving Cairo and its neighbourhood, do not make more than one or two excursions in Middle Egypt; and the fact that the writer had not the opportunity to describe the ancient sites between Cairo and Balianeh, will not be found greatly to lessen the scope of the book. The only claim which is made for this guide is that each chapter has been written actually in the temples or tombs described. The information supplied is derived from careful and prolonged personal observation and thought...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 594 pages
  • 140 x 215mm
  • Darf Publishers Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1850779546
  • 9781850779544