Valley of the Golden Mummies: The Greatest Egyptian Discovery Since Tutankhamun by Zahi A. Hawass

Valley of the Golden Mummies: The Greatest Egyptian Discovery Since Tutankhamun by Zahi A. Hawass

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In May 1996, a donkey stumbled into an opening in the sand in the Egyptian desert, revealing a vast multi-chambered tomb containing more than 10,000 mummies. With 250 photos of the remarkable treasures, this book recounts the exciting story of the excavation and the importance of this find.

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In May 1996, a donkey stumbled into an opening in the sand in the Egyptian desert, revealing a vast multi-chambered tomb containing more than 10,000 mummies. The excavation, in what became known as the "Valley of the Golden Mummies", made front-page news across the world. With 250 full-colour photos of the remarkable treasures, this book documents the extraordinary finds at the site. Alongside these images, Dr Zahl Hawass, Field Director at the Bahariya Oasis project, recounts the exciting story of the excavation and the importance of this find.

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SKU GOR001238409
Title Valley of the Golden Mummies: The Greatest Egyptian Discovery Since Tutankhamun
Author By (author) Zahi A. Hawass
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2000
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 1852278498
ISBN 13 9781852278496
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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In May 1996, a donkey stumbled into an opening in the sand in the Egyptian desert, revealing a vast multi-chambered tomb containing more than 10,000 mummies. The excavation, in what became known as the "Valley of the Golden Mummies", made front-page news across the world. With 250 full-colour photos of the remarkable treasures, this book documents the extraordinary finds at the site. Alongside these images, Dr Zahl Hawass, Field Director at the Bahariya Oasis project, recounts the exciting story of the excavation and the importance of this find.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001238409
Title Valley of the Golden Mummies: The Greatest Egyptian Discovery Since Tutankhamun
Author By (author) Zahi A. Hawass
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2000
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 1852278498
ISBN 13 9781852278496
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No