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The Search for Ancient Egypt (New Horizons) By Jean Vercoutter

The Search for Ancient Egypt (New Horizons)
by Jean Vercoutter

The world of the pharaohs, rediscovered and revealed by such men as Howard Carter, discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun.
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Buried treasure, looting, intrigue and dedicated scholarship; `wonderful things' gleaming in the darkness; the cache of royal mummies; and, most wonderful of all, the tomb of Tutankhamun. This is the complete story of the rediscovery of ancient Egypt, a tale of extraordinary characters: Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon, who braved the `pharaoh's curse'; Belzoni, `the Patagonian Samson'; Champollion, who unlocked the secrets of the hieroglyphs - and a tale of spectacular rescue, with modern technology mobilized to save Egypt's monuments from flood waters and the ravages of time.

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Sku
GOR000917666
Title
The Search for Ancient Egypt (New Horizons)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
208
ISBN 10
0500300135
ISBN 13
9780500300138
Prizes
N/A
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