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The Seventy Great Mysteries of Ancient Egypt By Edited by Bill Manley

The Seventy Great Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
by Edited by Bill Manley

Ancient Egypt - we know so much about it, but there are still many unresolved questions. This volume explores and explains 70 of the most intriguing mysteries of this anicent civilization.
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The Seventy Great Mysteries of Ancient Egypt by Edited by Bill Manley

Ancient Egypt - so familiar and yet so distant. We know so much about it, but there are still many unresolved questions. What were the pyramids actually for? How old is the Great Sphinx? Did Moses learn his beliefs at the court of Akhenaten? Why did the beautiful queen Nefertiti suddenly disappear? This volume explores and explains 70 of the most intriguing mysteries of this ancient civilization.

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About Edited by Bill Manley


Bill Manley is an Egyptologist, university lecturer, museum curator and best-selling author. He teaches Egyptology and Coptic at the University of Glasgow, and is Co-Director of Egiptologia Complutense, Honorary President of Egyptology Scotland and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool. He was formerly Senior Curator for Ancient Egypt at National Museums Scotland, and continues to work with archaeological projects in Egypt. His specialist output includes books, catalogues, articles and exhibitions covering such diverse subjects as ancient texts, the history of Egyptology, gold jewelry, the archaeology of Palestine and the world's earliest philosophy.

Table of Contents


The earliest Egyptians; pyramids and tombs; pharaohs and queens; people and places; ancient wisdom and belief; historical mysteries, Egypt and the Bible.

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GOR001228142
The Seventy Great Mysteries of Ancient Egypt by Edited by Bill Manley
Edited by Bill Manley
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2003-09-25
304
0500051232
9780500051238
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