A Visitor's Guide to Ancient Egypt
A guide to Ancient Egypt containing information every tourist of past ages needs to know. Where to shop and places to eat are combined with facts about politics, history, art and architecture.
- Paperback | 64 pages
- 170.2 x 239.3 x 8.6mm | 298.59g
- 01 Jan 2001
- Usborne Publishing Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- colour illustrations, index
Table of contents
Part 1 Introduction: Egypt and this guide. Part 2 Tourist information: practicalities; getting around; where to stay; food and drink; getting sick. Part 3 Gizah: the Great Pyramids. Part 4 Sakkara: step pyramids. Part 5 Memphis: the sights of Memphis. Part 6 Thebes: temples; Valley of the Kings; tomb art; gods and goddesses; a mummy factory; death on the Nile; a funeral procession. Part 7 Abu Simbel and Nubia: an expedition to Nubia; Buhen fort and the army; Abu Simbel. Part 8 Daily life: shopping; entertainment; hunting and wildlife. Part 9 Background: farming; religion and festivals; clothes and fashion; education; write like an Egyptian; government and law; who's who and definitions; a timeline of dynasties.