Valley of the Kings

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1981 - Fiction - 293 pages
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Tells of the tombs of ancient Egyptians and the story of the archeologists and their hunt for the past.

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User Review  - Lukerik - LibraryThing

A narrative history of of the valley post-burials. There's a bit in the opening where Romer's describing the Egyptian landscape. You can feel the weight of history pressing in on you and it's only the ... Read full review

Valley of the Kings

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Romer here profiles both the Egyptian royalty entombed in the valley and the intrepid scientists who excavated them. Originally published as a $22 paperback in 1981, this Castle hardcover reprint is more durable and affordable. Read full review


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John Romer is a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London, England. An archaeologist & author, he began his work in archaeology twenty-five years ago at the University of Chicago's epigraphic survey at Thebes in Upper Egypt. His previous books include "Valley of the Kings", "Ancient Lives", "Testament", & "The Seven Wonders of the World", which accompanied the British television series. Mr. Romer lives in the Mediterranean & the Middle East.

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