The Search for Ancient Egypt (New Horizons)

The Search for Ancient Egypt (New Horizons)

by JeanVercoutter (Author), RuthSharman (Author)

Synopsis

The world of the pharaohs, rediscovered and revealed by such men as Howard Carter, discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 18 May 1992

ISBN 10: 0500300135
ISBN 13: 9780500300138
Book Overview: One of the most compelling tales in archaeology - the search and discovery of ancient Egypt - brought to life in this illustrated history

Author Bio
Jean Vercoutter was a French Egyptologist. One of the pioneers of archaeological research into Sudan from 1953, he was Director of the Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale from 1977 to 1981. He excavated structures such as the temple of Ramesses II and also worked at the site of Sai. Ruth Sharman is a well respected translator.